Farhad Samji, director of Housefull 4, has announced his new film starring Akshay Kumar, titled Bachchan Pandey, an action comedy film. Kriti Sanon is paired opposite Akshay Kumar, who will be seen together after Housefull 4, which released in 2019.
The movie will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, his next after Housefull 4 released in 2019. Akshay Kumar will be seen in the title role of Bachchan Pandey, with whom the actor has worked on several films before. Farhad Samji has also scripted the movie along with Nischay Kuttanda. The movie also has Pankaj Tripathi, Jacqueline Fernandez, Arshad Warsi, and Prateik Babbar. with whom Akshay Kumar has worked on several films.
The shooting began on Wednesday in Rajasthan. Akshay will be seen playing a gangster who wants to be an actor, Kriti as a journalist who wants to be a director, and Arshad Warsi as a struggling actor. The film is scheduled to release in 2021.
Bachchan Pandey was scheduled to release on Christmas last year, but was changed to 2021, to avoid conflict with Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chadhdha, and was further delayed due to Covid 19 pandemic.
The first look of Akshay Kumar from the movie had struck the net by storm and had the netizens go frenzy. The actor has a very intense and fierce expression in the poster, where he can be seen sporting a rugged look, a scar across his face, bearded and mustachioed, an injured eye, and wearing a black shirt, paired with blue denim and heavy gold chains. We can also see a crew member holding the film’s clapboard in the picture.
With Khatron Ke Khiladi in the lead, the movie will surely flare up…