Superstar Akshay Kumar on Wednesday took to his social media to announce that Bhumi Pednekar is all set to star alongside him in Aanand L Rai‘s Rakshabandhan. They have previously worked together on films like “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” (2017) and Bhumi-starrer Durgamati , on which Akshay Kumar served as co-producer.
Taking to his Twitter Akshay wrote—”When you are happy, it shows. And indeed we are. To have @bhumipednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan”.
When you are happy, it shows 😀
And indeed we are…to have @bhumipednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan 🙌@aanandlrai #HimanshuSharma @cypplOfficial @ZeeStudios_ #CapeOfGoodFilms #AlkaHiranandani @KanikaDhillon #SirfBehneDetiHai100PercentReturn pic.twitter.com/CE4PJV4q3O
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 9, 2021
The film is penned by Aanand L Rai’s longtime collaborator and National Award-winning screenwriter Himanshu Sharma. He is best know for his work in Zero, Raanjhanaa and the Tanu Weds Manu franchise.
This film will be Akshay’s second collaboration with the filmmaker, after Atrangi Re, which stars Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan.
Meanwhile, on the professional front, Bhumi Pednekar who was last seen in Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare and Durgamati will be next seen in Badhai Do alongside Rajkummar Rao.
Talking about Akshay, the actor has an interesting line-up of films like Bachchan Pandey, Sooryavanshi, Bell Bottom, Ram Setu, Prithviraj.