What happens when three of the most sought actors of the film industry come onboard for one of the most acclaimed filmmakers? Well, one can expect a lot of talent and fireworks. Of late, the internet was abuzz with rumours of Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush collaborating for an Aanand L Rai film. Well, rejoice, as it has turned out to be true. The film, which has been titled Atrangi Re, will have Akshay Kumar in a very special and the audience will really like it.
When asked about having the game-changing actor on board, Aanand L Rai said, “It takes a secure actor like Akshay to do such a role. He has been pushing the envelope and is always up for challenges. For this character, a certain maturity was required and only a risk-taker like him could pull it off.” Meanwhile, opening up about the film, Aanand L Rai revealed that Atrangi Re is an A.R. Rahman musical and a film close to his heart. He also spoke about casting Sara and Dhanush for the first time. The filmmaker further added, “Their pairing is quite interesting and exciting. Fans will love the freshness these two will bring on the big screen.” (ALSO READ - After Narendra Modi And Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar Reaches Mysore To Shoot For Man Vs Wild With Bear Grylls)
Sharing his excitement about collaborating with Aanand L Rai, Akshay Kumar said in an official statement, “I am thrilled to be working with Aanand L Rai, I have always admired the way he has said his stories. When he narrated the film to me, I said yes to it within 10 minutes. It may not need as many days as I take to shoot any other film but it is such a special role that my heart just couldn’t say no it and I will remember it for the rest of my life. 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 do the magic to it! As I said, my heart just couldn’t let this one go.”
Atrangi Re is directed by Aanand L Rai, written by National Award winner Himanshu Sharma, will hit the floors on 1st March 2020.
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