Akshay Kumar to Launch Boxer Vijender Singh

Rashmi Daryanani , 04 Jun 2013
Vijender Singh and Akshay Kumar
Vijender Singh and Akshay Kumar (photo courtesy | bollywoodmantra.com)

Have you heard this? Indian Olympic boxer Vijender Singh has had his eye on a Bollywood career for some time now, and now his plans have finally materialized thanks to none other than Akshay Kumar.

Akshay Kumar
Akshay Kumar

Akki has decided to launch Vijender in his film Fugly, which will be directed by Kabir Sadanand. According to Vijender, this film has been in the pipeline for a while and he has now signed on the dotted line. Word has it that, much like in real life, Vijender will be playing a boxer in this film. Work on this project is said to go on floors in a few months, and it seems like the director has lined up a workshop to get the boxer prepared for his on-screen debut.

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