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Selfiee: Akshay Kumar, Emraan Hashmi begin shoot of Prithviraj’s Driving Licence remake

Selfiee, starring Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi, is a remake of the 2019 Malayalam-language comedy-drama Driving Licence.

By: PTI | Mumbai |
March 10, 2022 4:14:25 pm
Selfiee movieSelfiee movie was launched with a formal pooja ceremony. (Photo: DharmaMovies/Twitter)

Bollywood banner Dharma Productions on Thursday announced that the upcoming film Selfiee, starring Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi, has started shooting.

The drama-comedy, being directed by Raj Mehta of Good Newwz fame, is a remake of the 2019 Malayalam-language comedy-drama Driving Licence.

The Karan Johar-led Dharma Productions shared the news of filming start on the project on the banner’s social media handles.

“Day 1 of #Selfiee & we need all your love, blessings and good vibes!” the production house tweeted.

Meanwhile, Hashmi took to Instagram and posted, “#Selfiee time”. The 42-year-old actor also shared a selfie along with the post. Johar commented on the actor’s post saying, “Break a leg Emraan.”

 

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Mehta, who worked with Kumar and Johar for his directorial debut Good Newwz in 2019, thanked them for collaborating with him once again. He also gave a shout out to Hashmi for agreeing to be a part of the movie.

“So, so blessed to be doing what I love the most. Let’s get this party started, shall we? #Selfiee #Gratitude” he posted on Instagram.

 

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The original Malayalam movie was directed by Lal Jr from a script by Sachy. It revolved around a superstar (Prithviraj Sukumaran) famous for his driving skills but losing his licence. However, the issue spins out of control after he locks horns with a motor inspector (Suraj Venjaramoodu), who happens to be a fan of the actor.

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Selfiee is produced by Johar’s Dharma Productions and Kumar’s Cape of Good Films along with Sukumaran’s Prithviraj Productions and Magic Frames. The film is expected to be released in cinemas later this year.

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