Driving License is a 2019 hit comedy-drama directed by Lal Jr
Akshay Kumar has a long-list of upcoming releases and his roster only seems to increase. According to reports, the actor is set to team up with Emraan Hashmi for a Hindi remake of Prithviraj and Suraj’s 2019 Malayalam film, Driving Licence.
Times of India reports that Kumar will be seen as Hareendran, originally played by Prithviraj. Meanwhile, Hashmi will step into the role of Inspector Kuruvila (Suraj).
The film is reportedly directed by Raj Mehta, who previously worked with Kumar in Good Newwz. The project will be backed by Karan Johar under his banner Dharma Productions.
It was recently reported by several news outlets that Kumar will collaborate with Mehta and Johar once again on an untitled project after he is done shooting for projects like Ram Setu, Cinderella and Oh My God 2.
Driving License is a comedy-drama written by the late Sachy.
The movie told the story of Kuruvila (Suraj), a superfan of Hareendran, who is a big time star. But when their paths cross, the reverence soon turns into a bitter rivalry.
Apart from Prithviraj and Suraj, Driving Licence also had Miya George, Deepti Sati, Saiju Kurup, Suresh Krishna, Lalu Alex, and Major Ravi in important roles.
Driving License, which was met with fairly positive reviews following its release, was a box office success. It is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video.
Kumar was last seen in the action thriller Bell Bottom and Hashmi was last seen in Chehre, along with Amitabh Bachchan.