Akshay Kumar announced the official beginning of shoot for the actor’s next project as a presenter, Durgavati. According to Akshay Kumar’s earlier tweet regarding the casting of the film, it will also star Bhumi Pednekar in the lead role. The scary thriller film will go on the floor from today that is January 23rd, 2020. The release date of the film is, however, not known.
#Durgavati begins, with blessings and good vibes , as always need your best wishes as well 🙏🏻@bhumipednekar@itsBhushanKumar @vikramix— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 23, 2020
In the picture shared by Akshay Kumar, is the star and main lead of the film, Bhumi Pednekar. She is seen offering prayers inside a temple. The actor is wearing Indian attire and can be seen immersed in the ritual. Earlier on November 29th, 2019, Akshay Kumar had introduced Bhumi Pednekar in a dramatic picture. There were several presenters holding their own placards and Bhumi Pednekar was in the centre, she was holding the placard with text HERO on it. According to the tweet, the film will be directed by Ashok G. The film is presented by Cape fo Good Films and industry man Bhushan Kumar. The project is produced by Vikram Malhotra, the founder of Abundantia Entertainment.
EXCITED to announce @bhumipednekar in & as #DURGAVATI. A scary-thriller, going on floor mid-January. Presented by #CapeOfGoodFilms and @itsBhushanKumar, produced by @vikramix and directed by Ashok. Need your love and luck 🙏 @TSeries @Abundantia_Ent pic.twitter.com/VsOpXFN6YG— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) November 30, 2019
Reportedly, actor Mahie Gill has also been roped in the film to play the pivotal role of a cop who is working on a case involving Bhumi Pednekar's character. According to reports, Mahie agreed to be a part of the film earlier this month and has also begun her preliminary prep. Reportedly, she also had several meetings with G Ashok to discuss the look. Durgavati is the official Hindi adaptation of Anushka Shetty-starrer 2018 Telugu horror film Bhaagamathie.
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