- The trailer will release on February 18
- The film also stars Kriti Sanon and Jacqueline Fernandez
- Farhad Samji will direct the project
Bachchhan Paandey instantly started trending on Tuesday afternoon after the film's lead actor Akshay Kumar shared a new poster from the film on social media. Akshay Kumar as the titular character, looks fierce in the new poster. Akshay can be seen sporting a tanned look and ice-blue contact lenses. The actor captioned the post: "This is one character that has more shades than a paint shop! Bachchan Paandey aapko daraane, hasaane, rulaane sab ke liye ready hai (Bachchhan Paandey is ready to scare you, make you laugh and to make you cry)." He added, "Please give him all your love." He also revealed that the film's trailer will be out on February 18.
Check out the poster of Bachchhan Paandey here:
Bachchhan Paandey, directed by Farhad Samji, is Kriti Sanon's second project with Akshay Kumar after the 2019 film Housefull 4, which was also directed by Farhad Samji.
In the film, Akshay Kumar reportedly plays the role of a gangster, who aspires to be an actor in Bachchhan Pandey. Other than Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon, the film will also feature Jacqueline Fernandez and Arshad Warsi. Kriti Sanon plays the role of a journalist, who dreams of directing films, while Arshad Warsi has been cast as Bachchan Paandey's friend in the movie. Details of Jacqueline's role haven't been revealed as of now.
Akshay Kumar has a super busy schedule. Besides Bachchan Pandey, he will also feature in Prithviraj, which is a biopic of Prithviraj Chauhan. The actor has two more projects - Raksha Bandhan and Ram Setu. He will also co-star with Emraan Hashmi in Selfiee. His other proect is Bade Miyan Chote Miyan.
Last year, Akshay Kumar had 3 film releases, Bell Bottom with Kara Dutta, Vaani Kapoor and Huma Qureshi, Sooryavanshi with Katrina Kaif and Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.