A few days ago, pictures of Aksahy Kumar’s meeting with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath went viral on social media. As per reports, the agenda of that particular meeting was related to setting up a hi-tech film city in Noida. Now, Mumbai Mirror reports that the actor also discussed the script of his upcoming film Ram Setu with the CM during his visit. Akshay Kumar reportedly sought permission to shoot in Ayodhya for Ram Sety, and the actor will reportedly kick off the film by mid 2021.
A source informed Mumbai Mirror that Akshay Kumar and the director of Ram Setu, Abhishek Sharma, wanted to present an accurate depiction, for which they wanted to film scenes in real locations in UP, including Ayodhya. “Set in today’s India, it’s the journey of the protagonist to discover if the Ram Setu is a myth or reality. Since Akshay and his director, Abhishek Sharma, want to present an accurate depiction, they want to shoot in real locations in the state, including Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Ram. They want to kick off the film by mid-2021 in UP,” said the source.
Akshay Kumar announced Ram Setu on Diwali this year, by sharing the film’s posters. “This Deepawali, let us endeavor to keep alive the ideals of Ram in the consciousness of all Bharatiyas by building a bridge (setu) that will connect generations to come. Taking this mammoth task ahead, here is our humble attempt - #RamSetu. Wishing you & yours a very Happy Deepawali," read Akshay Kumar’s post.
Akshay Kumar has an interesting lineup of films. Apart from Ram Setu, he will also be seen in Atrangi Re, Bachchan Pandey, Raksha Bandhan, Prithviraj. Akshay Kumar began shooting for Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan today, and shared a glimpse of the same. Sara was excited to be shooting with Akshay Kumar, and she welcomed him with a lovely post on social media. Read more about it here.
Image Source: Instagram/Akshay Kumar
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