Mumbai: The shoot of Akshay Kumar's new film Shaukeen has started. The actor is all praise for Queen fame actress Lisa Haydon who stars in the film.
“1st shot of my new film 'SHAUKEEN'. It's been a great day! Well done Lisa Haydon, fab job! U were born for the big screen!” Akshay tweeted.
The film is a remake of the 1982-classic by the same name. Earlier, Nargis Fakhri was supposed to play the lead role but she quit the film due to certain reasons after which Lisa was signed for the comedy. Directed by Basu Chatterjee the old Shaukeen starred Mithun Chakraborty, Rati Agnihotri, Ashok Kumar, Utpal Dutt and A.K. Hangal. Annu Kapoor, Paresh Rawal and Anupam Kher will be playing the three old men in the film while Akshay plays Lisa's boyfriend.