Sajid Nadiadwala’s action-comedy Bachchan Pandey to begin shooting from January in Jaisalmer and continue till March. In the film, Akshay plays a gangster who aspires to be an actor, with Kriti as a journalist who wishes to be a director. Now, as per the latest developments Arshad Warsi has come on board as Akshay’s friend. Interestingly, both Arshad and Akshay have been a part of the Jolly LLB franchise, playing Jolly in part one and two respectively.
“The makers were looking for someone who could match Akshay’s comic timing and they narrowed down on Arshad who, over the years, has aced this space. It’s a first time pairing for the actors,” revealed a source close to the development, adding that his track is integral to the narrative, with multiple shades and a special look. The team of this Farhad Samji directorial is currently on a recce in Jaisalmer and are planning to shoot at places like the Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot.
“Heavy-duty action scenes to be shot at real locations, choreographed by stunt teams from across the country,” added the source, saying another A-list actress is expected to join the cast soon.
Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon are reuniting after the success of Farhad Samji’s Housefull 4. Akshay, Kriti, Farhan and other crew members of Housefull 4, are on board for the Bachchan Pandey and it will also be shot in Golden City. (ALSO READ: Bachchan Pandey: Gangster Akshay Kumar And Journalist Kriti Sanon To Commence Shoot From January 2021 – Reports)
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