- "The actors will be provided with a lot of material for their parts"
- The film will be co-produced by Karan Johar and superstar Salman Khan
- The film is expected to go on the floors in January
"The actors will be provided with a lot of material for their parts and will start full-time prep close to the shooting date. The film is set to tentatively go on the floors in January next year," Mumbai Mirror quoted the source as saying.
An official confirmation from Parineeti Chopra is still awaited.
In March, there were reports that stated Diljit Dosanjh would also be a part of the film but the actor refuted the reports, calling them 'wrong.'
"Those are wrong reports. I am not doing anything in it. It's a big film and a big subject. I am not in the film but there is excitement for Anurag. He is an amazing person and I am very happy for him," Diljit told news agency PTI.
Akshay Kumar last featured in super hit film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, co-starring Bhumi Pednekar. His forthcoming projects include - Gold, Padman and 2.0 with superstar Rajinikanth.
Parineeti Chopra is currently busy promoting her upcoming film Golmaal Again. She will soon begin filming Vipul Shah's Namaste Canada with Arjun Kapoor.
(With PTI inputs)