Recently, Akshay Kumar confirmed that he would reunite with his ‘Housefull 4’ co-star Kriti Sanon for his upcoming film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ helmed by filmmaker Farhad Samji. The newest reports on an equivalent suggest that the action-comedy will kickstart shooting in January 2021 after getting delayed thanks to the continued COVID-19 pandemic.
The shooting of the film was initially slated for May 2020. However, now the team will begin its shooting in several locations of Jaisalmer till March 2021. Sources also confirm that the film manufacturers have also secured permits for shooting spots while a no-contact set is going to be maintained due to the security of its crew amid the virus outbreak. Alongside this, the whole cast and crew of the film will undergo a compulsory COVID-19 test in December before the shoot, followed by a quarantine period for three days.
Speaking about the film, Akshay will be playing the role of a gangster within the film; actress Kriti Sanon will be seen in her all-new avatar as a journalist.
Earlier sharing the film’s primary look, Akki had shared, “New look, new release date. approaching 22nd January 2021. In and as #BachchanPandey! #SajidNadiadwala @farhadsamji @kritisanon”.