The superstar has a row of films slated to release in the coming months.
The final shooting schedule of director Farhad Samji’s Bachchan Pandey began on July 17, 2021, and is set to wrap by July 21. Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon play the lead roles in the movie. Sajid Nadiadwala serves as the producer of the film.
Akshay Kumar started the Bachchan Pandey shoot at the beginning of the year on location in Rajasthan. The Hindi actor also has a string of films such as Bellbottom, Prithviraj and Atrangi Re, whose releases are coming up. Kumar’s role is said to be that of a gangster, who aspires to become an actor.
The final leg of the film shoot is scheduled in Mumbai and is said to majorly involve scenes of Krit, playing the role of a journalist. Sanon also has another film, Mimi which is set for an OTT release at the end of the month.
In addition to the two leads, the film, described as an ‘action entertainer, also features the star power of Jacqueline Fernandez, Arshad Warsi, Snehal Daabbi, Pankaj Tripathi, Prateik Babbar, Abhimanyu Singh and Saharsh Kumar Shukla.
Actor Snehal Daabbi has also hinted that he may be playing the role of the antagonist in the film.
The movie is set for a 2022 release on Republic Day. A source also gave assurance of all safety norms being adhered to.