Atrangi Re: After winning hearts in romantic yet simple scripts like Ranjhanaa and Tanu Weds Manu, filmmaker Aanand L Rai is all set with his upcoming film Atrangi Re featuring Sara Ali Khan, Akshay Kumar and South star Dhanush. Since the time, Atrangi Re has been announced there are a lot speculations about the film as all the three stars will be seen sharing the same screens space for the first time.
Moreover, as per rumour mills, Akshay Kumar was supposed to appear in a cameo role but recently, the director revealed in an interview that Akshay Kumar has a very special role in the film which is the most important for the narrative. He further revealed that Akshay Kumar agreed for the project in just 10 minutes and also agreed to co-produce the film along with Bhushan Kumar.
On being asked about whether it was a task to bring on-board all the three stars, he revealed that he doesn’t see casting as a task. The expectations from the film is quite high as Aanand L Rai’s last film Zero featuring Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma couldn’t perform well.
Revealing about the film, he said that Atrangi Re is a funny weird film and will showcase a great mix of two cultures. The film will be shot in Bihar and Madurai and will hit the silver screens on February 14, 2021
On the work front, Akshay Kumar will also be seen in Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi with Katrina Kaif and comedy-horror Laxmmi Bomb with Kiara Advani and historical-period drama Prithviraj with Manushi Chillar.