The film in question is now ready to go on floors. If all goes well, the shoot may start on June 21 in Mumbai. ETimes also has it that Bhumi Pednekar has been asked to star in it. A source says, “Bhumi has received the offer. She has loved the role and agreed in principle. The modalities are fast being worked out.” This will be Bhumi’s third film with Akshay, her other two being ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, and ‘Durgavati’ which was produced by the latter.
Like with Bhumi, this is also Akshay’s second collaboration with Aanand L Rai, the first being ‘Atrangi Re’, co-starring Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan. The Himanshu Sharma-directorial was announced to be released on November 5 this year.