Akshay Kumar is on roll and how! Khiladi Kumar, who has his hands full with different projects, will star in Farhad Samji’s next directorial Bachchan Pandey, which is backed by Sajid Nadiadwala's production, Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. After ruling the box-office with Kesari, Akshay is returning with Mission Mangal co-starring Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Sharman Joshi among others. A while back, Kumar and the makers unveiled the official poster of Bachchan Pandey.

Sharing the first look poster on social media, the Kesari actor captioned it, “Coming on Christmas 2020! In & As #BachchanPandey In #SajidNadiadwala’s Next, directed by @farhadsamji  @nadiadwalagrandson @wardakhannadiadwala” On the poster,  Akshay can be seen wearing lungi with heavy gold chains around his neck. With ashes on his forehead, Akki gives an intense look for the poster. Check out the poster below:

Since last night, reports of Akshay’s next with Farhad started hitting the web. Rumours suggested that Bachchan Pandey is touted to be a masala entertainer. A source close to the Pinkvilla had revealed,  “Sajid and Akshay are best friends. They were planning to do another film and it was then that Farhad Samji came up with LOL Land OF Lungi. That film isn't happening with Akshay but he is doing another project, that will be directed by Farhad and produced by Sajid.

Calling it a masala actioner, the source added, "It's entertaining and extremely massy. Akshay has recently shot for the film's poster too. While there are many social dramas he's known for, this will be in a completely Rowdy Rathore space. It's a fun potboiler where Akki will playing to the plexes." Expect Akshay to be in his elements and the film will mostly roll sometime in the first half of 2020. "Akshay also has his web series The End for which he has to allot almost a month for the shoot of the first season. He will have to finish the three projects lined up for now and then move on to this action flick."

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