Akshay Kumar’s unveiling of the first look of his movie ‘Bachchan Pandey’ triggered fans to find more updates about the film.
Arshad Warsi in Bachchan Pandey
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar’s upcoming film Bachchan Pandey has been in news for some time now. The latest update on the film confirms the roping in of Arshad Warsi.
The film stars the pair of Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon and is directed by Farhad Samji. It is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.
According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, “the makers of Bachchan Pandey wanted someone who could match Akshay Kumar’s comic timing and they found it in none other than Arshad Warsi.”
Film Critic Taran Adarsh has confirmed via his Instagram handle that Arshad was ready to join the team. He also revealed exclusive details on various characters of the film
Exclusive Details on Bachchan Pandey
In his Instagram post, Taran Adarsh revealed the roles of lead characters. As per the post, Akshay Kumar would be playing the role of a gangster who aspires to be an actor.
Arshad Warsi would be taking up the role of Akshay Kumar’s friend. Also, his character might have multiple shades of life.
Kriti Sanon, the lead actress, would be playing the role of a journalist, who dreams of becoming a director.
He also reported that the team would start shooting from January 2021 in Jaisalmer and would possibly continue until March. They are also reportedly planning to shoot in Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot.
The post also added that another A-list actress would be joining the cast soon.
Akshay Kumar’s Upcoming Films
Earlier, Akshay Kumar had wrapped up the shooting of Bell Bottom in Scotland. After the lockdown restrictions were lifted, Bell Bottom was the first major Bollywood film to start shooting overseas.
After Bell Bottom, Akshay Kumar was part of the shooting for Prithviraj, a Yash Raj Films’ period drama. The film marks the Bollywood debut of former Miss World Manushi Chillar. Apart from these, He would also be seen in Sooryavanshi and Atrangi Re.
His recent film, Laxmii, which was released via Hotstar, was well received by fans, yet failed to impress the critics. It was criticised for being wayward and out of tune in supernatural inclusions.