Akshay Kumar, who will be seen next in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha opposite Bhumi Pednekar, is on a roll. The actor who started off the year with Jolly LLB 2 has quite a number of films under his belt and, one such movie is based on Battle of Saragarhi. The untitled film was announced in January 2017 and buzz, had it that the film will be produced by none other than Salman Khan and Karan Johar. Now, Akshay has come to the forefront to speak on the matter. He said has yet not been decided whether Salman would be producing his upcoming film. But there have been reports claiming that Salman was no longer producing the movie.
When asked about it, Akshay said in an interview, "The film is not shelved. It is happening. (And) that is not decided yet. It's still going on." In the historical drama film, Akshay reportedly plays the role of Havildar Ishar Singh, the military commander of 21 Sikh soldiers during British India who, on September 12 1897, led his army through a deathly battle against thousands of Afghani invaders.
The project was scheduled to go on floors in mid-2017. Akshay is currently busy promoting his next film "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha", also starring Bhumi Pednekar. The film that is in support of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is set to release on August 11.
(With PTI Inputs)
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