Actor Akshay Kumar is all set to make tele-viewers laugh to their hearts content with his new comedy show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge and Akshay's first Bollywood colleague to join him on the new journey will be his old co-star Saif Ali Khan, reports Mumbai Mirror. Akshay and Saif have co-starred in films like Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Yeh Dillagi, Aarzoo and Tashan. Saif Ali Khan is awaiting the release of his new film Chef, which he will promote on the show. A source close to the show told Mumbai Mirror that the "idea is to recreate fun moments from their films, especially the 1990s potboilers."
- Akshay will feature as super boss on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
- Saif Ali Khan will promote his film Chef on Akshay's new TV show
- Akshay and Saif have co-starred in films like Tashan and Aarzoo
"Tech rehearsals kick off on Wednesday while the episode featuring the duo will be shot on Thursday. They are expected to shake a leg to the title track of Main Khiladi Tu Anari and share anecdotes from other films," the source added.
In The Great Indian Laughter Challenge, Akshay plays the super boss while comedians Mallika Dua, Zakir Khan and writer-actor Hussain Dalal will act as mentors.
Akshay Kumar is currently ruling the box office with back-to-back hits such as Jolly LLB 2 and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. He is awaiting the release of Shankar's 2.0, in which he plays antagonist opposite Rajinikanth. Akshay's work-in-progress films are Padman, Gold and Mogul - The Gulshan Kumar Story.
Saif Ali Khan is also quite busy these days. Apart from Chef, which is directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the 47-year-old actor will be seen in Kalakandi and is filming Baazar, co-starring Chitrangada Singh, Radhika Apte and Rohan Mehra.