Kriti Sanon roped in for Bachchan Pandey opposite Akshay Kumar
Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar’s film Housefull 4 has done great business at the box office. It is now time for them to team up again for Bachchan Pandey.
Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar was last seen together in Housefull 4. In fact, the film is still running in the cinemas and has already closed 200 crores mark although it was just released on Diwali. It was the first time Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar were seen together in a film. The two will now be sene in the film Bachchan Pandey which will also be directed by Farhad Sanji and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala. It is a remake of the South Indian film Veeram. The film had been in the planning stage for quite some time now but the female lead had not been confirmed. (We reported it earlier.)
Kriti Sanon, while speaking to Times of India, said that she was excited and thrilled to be a part of the Housefull 4. While Kriti Sanon did not reveal the nature of her character she mentioned that it was different from her previous roles and came from a space she had not explored before. It will be Kriti Sanon’s third film with Sajid Nadiadwala and second film with Akshay Kumar.
According to Sajid Nadiadwala, Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar’s pairing had delighted the audience in Housefull 4 hence he was confident that she could also pull off this character. Sajid Nadiadwala had launched Kriti Sanon and Tiger Shroff in Heropanti and was happy that Kriti had come a long way in terms of acting.
Kriti Sanon and Akshay Kumar
The shooting will commence in February 2020 when Akshay Kumar gets free from shooting Laxmi Bomb and promoting Good News. Kriti Sanon is currently shooting in Rajasthan for Dinesh Vijan’s film Mimi. Kriti Sanon will soon be seen with Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt in the film Panipat.
Kriti Sanon was not always interested in acting as she was an engineering student. However, when she was offered modeling Kriti Sanon found what her true calling was. She made her debut in films with a Telugu film and later ventured into Bollywood with Sajid Nadiadwala’s film ‘Heropanti’. In this film, she was paired opposite Tiger Shroff who was also a debutant. Kriti Sanon won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She, now, has many successful films in her kitty like Dilwale, Bareily Ki Barfi, Luka Chuppi, and Housefull 4.