Durgavati: Akshay Kumar Presents Bhumi Pednekar As 'Hero' Of New Horror-Thriller

An "excited" Akshay Kumar wrote: "Excited to announce Bhumi Pednekar in and as Durgavati."

Durgavati: Akshay Kumar Presents Bhumi Pednekar As 'Hero' Of New Horror-Thriller

Akshay Kumar shared this photo (courtesy akshaykumar)

Highlights

  • Akshay Kumar introduced Bhumi as the lead of Durgavati
  • "Need your love and luck," he tweeted
  • Akshay Kumar will be producing Durgavati
New Delhi:

Akshay Kumar just announced that he is all set to present a "scary thriller" titled Durgavati and starring actress Bhumi Pednekar in the titular role. In a tweet on Saturday afternoon, Akshay Kumar introduced the film's team - Bhumi as the "hero", filmmaker G Ashok as the "director" (who helmed Anushka Shetty's Bhaagamathie) and T-Series' Bhushan Kumar and himself as the "presenters." In his tweet, Akshay revealed the film will go on floors in January. An "excited" Akshay Kumar wrote: "Excited to announce Bhumi Pednekar in and as Durgavati. A scary-thriller, going on floor mid-January. Presented by Cape Of Good Films and Bhushan Kumar, produced by Vikram Malhotra and directed by Ashok. Need your love and luck." Read Akshay Kumar's tweet here:

Akshay and Bhumi kept the mystery alive by not divulging many details about Durgavati. In a separate tweet, the Durgavati actress added: "I have waited so long to share this one with you. So excited to announce my next film Durgavati. A scary-thriller going on floor mid-January. Thank you Akshay sir for your constant belief in me. I am so excited for this one." Bhumi Pednekar co-starred with Akshay Kumar in the 2017 hit film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.

Here's what Bhumi Pednekar tweeted:

Meanwhile, Bhumi Pednekar will soon be seen in Pati Patni Aur Woh, in which she co-stars with Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Panday. Pati Patni Aur Woh releases on December 6. Akshay Kumar's busy roster of films include Good Newwz, Sooryavanshi, Laxmmi Bomb and Prithviraj.

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