Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar's performance in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha was praised by one and all. Well, cut to now, the duo is all set to reunite, albeit as a producer-actor jodi. It was last year that Akshay Kumar announced his upcoming production starring Bhumi Pednekar in the lead role. The film, which was initially titled Durgavati, has now been named as Durgamati and first look of the same got unveiled by Akshay Kumar. Taking to his social media, the Khiladi Kumar shared a fierce first glimpse of Bhumi Pednekar from the film and it's sure to give you goosebumps. The film is all set to release on the OTT platform of Amazon Prime on December 11.
"Are you ready? Meet #DurgamatiOnPrime on Dec 11, @PrimeVideoIN," wrote Akshay as he shared the poster. Durgamati is reportedly a remake of a popular South film. The thriller will see Bhumi in a never seen before character and is going to be Akshay's second home production. Durgamati also sees Arshad Warsi, Karan Kapadia, and Mahie Gill in key roles. Not very long ago, Bhumi, in her statement, had revealed how she's extremely excited to headline this film as the solo lead star. The actress said, “It is the first time that I am helming a film alone and it is exciting as well as nerve-wrecking. There is a lot of responsibility on me. I have been very fortunate as an artiste and I’m proud of my journey in cinema so far. So, I’m grateful for this opportunity."
She added, "I have always had a co-star to share the responsibility with, now I am helming this film. I am really excited to see how people react to this. I have never looked like this, people have never seen me in this avatar."
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Talking about Akshay Kumar, he was recently seen in Laxmii, a horror film chronicling the spirit a transgender out on revenge.
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