Bachchan Pandey, starring Akshay Kumar, began production on Wednesday here, the makers have announced.
Producer Sajid Nadiadwala, along with the cast and crew of his upcoming action-comedy, travelled to the city last week.
The film also stars Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi, and Arshad Warsi.
“Straight from the Muhurat Shot of #SajidNadiadwala’s #BachchanPandey,” the post shared on Nadiadwala Grandson official Twitter handle read.
🎬- @Skhannadiadwala @SufyanNadiadwa4 ♥️
🥥- @WardaNadiadwala 💪🏻@farhad_samji @akshaykumar @kritisanon @Asli_Jacqueline @ArshadWarsi @TripathiiPankaj @prateikbabbar #SaharshKumarShukla #AbhimanyuSingh pic.twitter.com/TxMrjhwndU
— Nadiadwala Grandson (@NGEMovies) January 6, 2021
Bachchan Pandey, directed by Farhad Samji of Housefull 4 fame, also stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Prateik Babbar.
The film will see Kumar playing a gangster, who aspires to be an actor; Sanon as a journalist, who wishes to be a director and Warsi as a struggling actor.
The makers are yet to reveal character details of other cast members.
Bachchan Pandey is scheduled to be released this year
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