November 24, 2020

Akshay Kumar to reunite with Ekta Kapoor for an action-comedy after seven years – Times of India

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is one of the rare actors who have the maximum number of releases this year and next year. He is on a roll, literally! After announcing his new film recently, the actor has now signed another film with Ekta Kapoor.

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Akshay has signed his next which is an action-comedy and it is said to hit the theatres in 2021. The film will mark his reunion with Ekta after Milan Luthria’s gangster drama ‘Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobaara’.

According to a source close to the development, the duo was discussing some ideas in different genres and now has finalized this one. A Source revealed, “Akshay signed the film around 10 days ago. The logistics are currently being worked out and the script is being finalized,” revealed the source, saying the yet-untitled film is a comic caper with some action and lots of humour. “It will be directed by a debutant and mounted on a lavish scale. Like all his films, Akshay will complete this one too in a start-to-finish schedule.”

It is being said that Akki is planning to have five releases next year. The source further added, “He is reading scripts and will lock his calendar in a fortnight. He does not want to restrict himself to a particular genre and has made a conscious effort to sign diverse scripts.”

Akshay will be next seen in Rohit Shetty’s ‘Sooryavanshi’ which will hit the theatres on March 24, 2020. It will be followed by ‘Laxmmi Bomb’ which will release on Eid 2020. He also has ‘Atrangi re’, ‘Bachchan Pandey’ and ‘Bell Bottom’. All three films are slated to release in 2021.

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