As per reports, Akshay Kumar and Ekta Kapoor who were last seen working together sever years before, in action – drama film Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Dobara, will be seen reuniting once again for the celluloid. Reportedly Ekta Kapoor has roped in Khiladi Kumar for her next action comedy, that will be made under Balaji Motions Picture. The film will be directed by a debut director, which will go on floors from end this year and release in the last half of 2021.
As per a source close to the development,
Akshay has signed the film around 10 days ago. The logistics are currently being worked out and the script is being finalized for this untitled comedy film, which will have some action and lots of humour. Directed by a debutant, this film will be mounted on a lavish scale, and like all his films, Akshay will complete this one too in a start-to-finish schedule.
Akshay Kumar who already has five releases next in his pipeline, is reading scripts and will lock his calendar in a fortnight for this film. The source added that the actor does not want to restrict himself to a particular genre and thus has made a conscious effort to sign diverse scripts. An official announcement about the film is still awaited form the makers.
Akshay will next be seen Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi releasing on 24th March with Katrina Kaif, then the actor has Laxmmi Bomb with Kiara Advani on Eid. Post which he will be seen in Prithviraj Chauhan’s biopic with Miss World Manushi Chillar and then Bell Bottom. Apart from these, he will also be seen in Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.