Trivia for Simmba
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- Reportedly, producers Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar have roped-in the 'wink girl' Priya Prakash Varrier in a short role opposite Ranveer Singh. This comes after Priya told media that she's a huge fan of Ranveer and the two producers decided to cash the enormous popularity of Priya, after she got viral in digital media because of her wink in Oru Adar Love (2018)
- R Mahadvan was replaced by Sonu Sood.Due to his shoulder surgery.
- Priya Prakash who became an internet sensation as the winking girl was rumored to play the lead role.
- Ranveer Singh plays a cop for the first time.
- Rohit Shetty had only Ranveer Singh in mind for the role.He said that if he would have rejected it he might have had to change the whole script.
- First collaboration of Rohit Shetty and Karan Johar.Ealrier they had collaborated for remake of Ram Lakhan 1989 which got shelved.
- Ranveer Singh first collaboration with karan johar production
- Sara Ali Khan's was said to debut in the film as her debut film Kedarnath was getting delayed due to production issues.Finally it was confirmed that Kedarnath will release on 7th December 2018 three weeks before Simba.
- Arshad Warsi's famous 90s song Aankh Mare from Tere Mere Sapne 1996 has been recreated for the film.Arshad Warsi will also be dancing in the re created version.
- Siddarth Jhadav who was seen in Goolmaal 2006 and Goolmaal Returns 2008 both directed by Rohit Shetty.He makes a comeback to Rohit Shetty films after 10 years.
- Ranveer Singh play 's a cop for first time.
- Rohit Shetty had earlier worked with Ranveer Singh's wife Deepika Padukone in "Chennai Express" (2013).
- A spin-off of Singham movie series.
- Ranveer and Rohit previously work together in one ad.
- Reportedly, this the first film where Ranveer Singh shot with Real Snakes on the set.
- First release of Ranveer Singh after his marriage with Deepika Padukone.
- Ranveer Singh became the third actor to work in a Rohit Shetty film in lead role after Ajay Devgn and Shahrukh Khan.
- Mauli and Hindi film Simmba released around same time based on a story of tough cop.Both films had common actor Siddarth Jhadav playing a cop and as an assistant to the hero.But in Mauli he pretends to be a fake cop.
- Film had to carry a disclaimer before it's start that the title belongs to Sona Beverages as they had objected on films title as the Simba beer belongs to them.
- Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgan worked together for first time.
- After Kedarnath 2018 ran in to trouble due to issues between production and filmmaker Sarah Ali Khan allotted her dates for Simmba.Abhisheik Kapoor sued her saying his film would be delayed but they later did out of court settlement.
- Simmba entered in 100 Cr. club. Rohit Shetty is the only director in the bollywood who gave 8 movies which ultimately entered in 100 Cr. Club.
- Simmba beat the box office collection of all the movies of Khans (Race 3, Thugs of Hindostan and Zero) in 2018.
- This movie features a remix of Aankh maare from a 90's movie Tere Mere Sapne, in the video version of the song the current lead cast of Golmaal, Arshad, Tushar, Kunal & Shreyas appears and hints 5th instalment of Golmaal franchise. Also Arshad was the lead actor in the movie along with Chandrachur Singh and featured in the original song.
- Its a remake of Telugu Movie TEMPER which is directed by Puri Jagganadh. Starring Jr.NTR,Kajal Aggarwal, Prakash Raj.
- Akshay Kumar's first time appears in a Rohit Shetty film in the climax announcing their first film together as Sooryavanshi.