Rajkummar Rao and Sanya Malhotra‘s upcoming suspense thriller HIT – The First Case will release in theatres countrywide on July 15, the makers announced on Friday. HIT, which stands for Homicide Intervention Team, tells the story of a cop (Rao) who is on the trail of a missing woman. The film is a remake of the 2020 Telugu hit of the same name and directed by Sailesh Kolanu, who had also helmed the original.

Bhushan Kumar’s production banner T-Series shared the news of the film’s release date on Twitter. “Hitting the theatres with HIT – The First Case, with a new release date 15th July 2022,” the banner tweeted. The film was earlier scheduled to release on May 20.

HIT – The First Case is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Dil Raju, Krishan Kumar, and Kuldeep Rathore. Rao’s forthcoming movies include the Netflix Original Monica, O My Darling, and Anubhav Sinha’s social drama Bheed.

Malhotra, meanwhile, will be seen in south filmmaker Atlee’s movie with superstar Shah Rukh Khan, filmmaker Meghna Gulzar’s Sam Bahadur, co-starring Vicky Kaushal, and Netflix movie Kathal.