After success of Good Newwz, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has joined the Aanand L Rai’s film Title Atrangi Re for a special role and will be seen with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush in the film. Now According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Sara Ali Khan might be seen playing a double role in ‘Atrangi Re’ and may romance wiht Akshay and Dhanush’s characters in the film in two different eras. Reportedly, Sara’s character will be from Bihar and Dhanush may be from the South and the two will be romantically involved in a cross-cultural story. The report also stated that Sara may also be seen romancing Akshay’s ‘special’ character in the film in a different era which will run parallel to Dhanush and Sara’s love story.
In a interview with Bombay Times report Akshay said, 'I am thrilled to be working with Aanand L Rai, as I have always admired the way he has showcased his stories. When he unfold the film to me, I said ‘yes’ within 10 minutes. It is a challenging character to play, but at an equivalent time, its such a special role that my heart just couldn’t say ‘no’ tthereto. I will remember it for the rest of my life.'
Akshay Says, Working with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush, 'My combination with Sara and Dhanush truly makes it true to its title — Atrangi! And I know that Aanand, in his special and simple way of storytelling, will only add magic to it. As I said, my heart just couldn’t let this one go.' This will be Dhanush’s first bollywood film after 2015 Shamitabh wherein he was seen with Amitabh Bachchan and Shruti Haasan.
Atrangi Re Director said in a interview that Akshay kumar is not a cameo, but a very special character that is important to the narrative. Atrangi Re is set to Release during Valentine's Day 2021. Atrangi Re Movie Shooting Start in March this year and will be shooting in bihar and Madurai. Akshay kumar will join the team after mid-April.
Director Aanand, whose last film Zero was a major box office failure, also told the daily that Akshay is always up for challenges. 'It takes a secure actor like Akshay to do such a role. He has been pushing the envelope and is usually up for challenges. Their (Dhanush and Sara) pairing is interesting and exciting. Fans will love the freshness these two will bring on the theater,' he said. Atrangi Re is likely to go on floors by March and is produced by Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series, Aanand’s Colour Yellow Productions and Akshay’s Cape Of Good Films. Atrangi Re Movie Film shooting start on 1st March 2020 and Movie Releasing on 14th February 2021 on Valentine Day.
IT'S OFFICIAL... #AkshayKumar, #Dhanush and #SaraAliKhan... Presenting the principal cast of Aanand L Rai's new film #AtrangiRe... Produced by Bhushan Kumar and Aanand L Rai... Music by AR Rahman... Written by Himanshu Sharma... Filming starts on 1 March 2020... Four first looks: pic.twitter.com/bT7GK3ACwP— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) January 30, 2020
Akshay Kumar's last release, Good Newwz, has crossed the coveted Rs 200 crore mark. The film also starred by Diljit Dosanjh, Kareena Kapoor and Kiara Advani, alongside Akshay and talked about couples trying to have children via IVF. He now has Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi, Bachchan Pandey and Laxmi Bomb, aside from others, lined up for release soon.
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