Mumbai: Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar will be seen as the lead in actor Akshay Kumar’s next project as a presenter.
Titled Durgavati, the film will be a thriller and will go on floors by January. It will be directed by Ashok.
Akshay took to social media to announce his collaboration with Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series to produce the film starring Bhumi Pednekar. A scary-thriller, the movie will revolve around the actress’ character.
EXCITED to announce @bhumipednekar in & as #DURGAVATI. A scary-thriller, going on floor mid-January. Presented by #CapeOfGoodFilms and @itsBhushanKumar, produced by @vikramix and directed by Ashok. Need your love and luck 🙏 @TSeries @Abundantia_Ent pic.twitter.com/VsOpXFN6YG
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 30, 2019
I have waited so long to share this one with you. So excited to announce my next film #DURGAVATI. A scary-thriller going on floor mid-January. Thank you @akshaykumar sir for your constant belief in me. I am so excited for this one @itsBhushanKumar @vikramix. pic.twitter.com/SwPCXVti8z
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) November 30, 2019
Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar have done only one film together i.e. ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ and since then, there has been news that the actor will be presenting a remake of South Indian thriller ‘Bhaagamathie’ starring Bhumi.
Bhumi was last seen in Saand Ki Aankh alongside Taapsee Pannu in which they played elderly sharpshooters. Bhumi is now awaiting the release of Pati Patni Aur Woh in which she features alongside Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Panday.