New Delhi: While cinephiles are raving over Kareena Kapoor's recently released Veere Di Wedding, the actress appears to be planning her next projects already. Kareena Kapoor has reportedly signed her next film with Karan Johar's Dharma Production and guess who her reported co-star for the untitled film is? Akshay Kumar will share screen space with the actress for Karan Johar's upcoming venture, which will be directed by Raj Mehta, a DNA report stated. Kareena Kapoor is reuniting with Akshay Kumar after Kambakkht Ishq, which released in 2009. Previously, the actress made special appearances in two of Akshay Kumar's films - Gabbar Is Back and Brothers. The upcoming project will reportedly cast the actors in a full-fledged roles.
- Kareena Kapoor, Akshay Kumar to reportedly reunite after 9 years
- Karan Johar's untitled project is said to be helmed by Raj Mehta
- The project reportedly goes on floors in November
"The makers have roped in Akshay Kumar to play the male lead. The story is about two couples and they were looking for a senior actor opposite Bebo. Akshay was their first choice and he loved the script. He discussed the film with Karan, and the modalities were worked out immediately," sources revealed to DNA.
Kareena Kapoor was reportedly very "happy" when Karan told her that Akshay will be on board for the project. "When Karan told Bebo they were casting Akshay opposite her, she was extremely happy. Both of them have been great friends and their reunion on screen was only a matter of time," sources told DNA.
Though the project is yet to be titled, the story is said to revolve around a married couple (played by Kareena and Akshay), who are trying to have a baby, reported DNA. The film will be a unique take on love and relationship and will also feature another couple. The producers haven't zeroed in on the cast of the other couple yet, stated DNA.
Filming for the untitled project reportedly starts in November after Akshay Kumar finishes shooting for Housefull 4. "Filming begins in November, after Akshay wraps up work on Housefull 4. Bebo also wanted a few months break in between to spend some time with her son Taimur. So, the team has worked out everything already," DNA reported.
Kareena Kapoor is currently basking in the glory of the success of Veere Di Wedding, which released on Friday. Akshay Kumar was seen in PadMan and is gearing up for his next release Kesari