Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who was last seen in Gold, has released the first look of his upcoming film Kesari on the occasion of Saragarhi Day. The handsome hunk can be seen donning the traditional heavy turban. With some good projects in his kitty, the actor is making us curious. Along with Akshay, the movie also features actress Parineeti Chopra in a pivotal role.
To mark the occasion of Saragarhi day, Akki revealed the first look of the film through a poster on his Twitter account. He can be seen sporting a complete Kesari look along with brigade.
On #SaragarhiDay, here’s the first look of #KESARI - our humble tribute to the martyrs of Saragarhi!— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 12, 2018
“Aaj meri pagdi bhi Kesari...Jo bahega mera woh lahu bhi Kesari... Aur mera jawaab bhi Kesari.” pic.twitter.com/3ATnT55889
The Kesari posters have Akshay leading the pack of turbaned Sikhs in uniforms, ready to rip apart the opponents. The poster instils a lot of pride and energy in you.
On the occasion of #SaragarhiDay this year, याद रखो #Kesari का रंग और उसकी शान!@karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @akshaykumar @ParineetiChopra @SinghAnurag79 @SunirKheterpal #CapeOfGoodFilms @iAmAzure @ZeeStudios_ pic.twitter.com/25hf4OJ73K— Dharma Productions (@DharmaMovies) September 12, 2018
The film will be based on the Battle of Saragarhi in which 21 Sikhs fought valiantly 10,000 Afghans in 1897.
Earlier, Akshay Kumar shared a pic from the sets in which he was clicked with kids. He captioned the image as, “Innocent smiles galore on set today! Shooting with these lovely children playing Afghani kids in #Kesari based on the Battle Of Saragarhi, one of the bravest battles fought in India.
Kesari, which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi, also features Parineeti Chopra in a pivotal role. The battle was fought between the British Indian Army that consisted of 21 Sikh Soldiers and Afghan Orakzai Tribesmen in North-West Frontier Province.
Akshay Kumar is playing the role of Havildar Ishwar Singh in the film, who led the Sikhs in the fight. The films required Kumar to do a number of action scenes which are being coordinated by stunt coordinator Lawrence Woodward of the Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) fame.
“I have been shooting for ‘Kesari’ since the last one and a half months, and every time that I wear the taaj (turban) on my head, I am filled with pride,” Akshay Kumar talked about his role in Kesari, earlier
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