Rajeev Khandelwal will be seen as a detective in his upcoming film ‘Samrat & Co’, a detective thriller produced by Kavita Barjatya under the Rajshri banner. Kavita will be taking Rajshri, which is known for their family dramas, to a dynamic and contemporary curve with her maiden production starring Rajeev Khandelwal and Madalsa Sharma. The suspense-adventure will see Rajeev as the main lead in the film which is scheduled to release on May 1, 2014. This will be the first detective film from Rajshri, among a series of movies lined up in this genre by other filmmakers next year. Other films in this space include ‘Mr Joe B Carvalho’ starring Arshad Warsi and Soha Ali Khan where the actor does a Steve Martin, playing a bumbling sleuth like Martins Jacques Clouseau in ‘The Pink Panther’ series. This is the first release of 2014.