Aanand L Rai's next project has already left us excited. Soon after it was reported that Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush have been roped in for the lead pair, fans couldn't hold their excitement. Now, it is confirmed that Akshay Kumar will have a cameo in Rai's directorial. The movie will be called 'Atrangi Re'. Sara announced the news with an interesting photo and wrote, "I can’t believe my luck My next film: ATRANGI RE...Blessed to be working with @aanandlrai sir...In an @arrahman musica;...And so thankful to have @akshaykumar sir join hands with the extremely talented and incredibly humble @dhanushkraja and myself."
"It is a very challenging character to play but at the same time it is such a special role that my heart just couldn’t say no to it and I will remember it for the rest of my life," Akshay said in a statement. The 52-year-old actor also said that he looks forward to working with the two lead actors. "My combination with Sara and Dhanush truly makes it true to its title - 'Atrangi'! And I know that Aanand in his special and simple way of storytelling will only add magic to it. As I said, my heart just couldn’t let this one go," Akshay added.
Recently, Sara was spotted at Rai's office. They both discussed the project. On the other hand, Atrangi Re will be Dhanush's second outing with Rai. He made his Bollywood debut with much-loved 2013 film Raanjhanaa, also starring Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol.
Dhanush opened up about his second film with Rai in an event last year. He refused to divulge more details but confirmed that soon an official announcement will be made.
Aanand L Rai is known for gems such as Tanu Weds Manu franchise and Raanjhanaa.
On a related note, Sara Ali Khan is busy with the promotions of her Valentine's Day release, Love Aaj Kal. The Imtiaz Ali directorial also features Kartik Aaryan.