Actress Vaani Kapoor is getting paired with box office maestro Akshay Kumar in upcoming high-end espionage thriller ‘Bellbottom’. The actress took her social media handle to announce the news with a caption.


“I am also thrilled and super excited to partner with Akshay Sir and the whole team who have made me feel homely since the very start of our movie. I pray that this happiness will get translated beautifully on a silver screen also,”.


Vaani who was last seen opposite Hrithik Roshan in the biggest blockbuster of 2019 ‘WAR’, will work with Akshay for the first time. Both Akshay and Vaani made the announcement and share their excitement by posting pics from a fun photoshoot done for the movie.


The producer of the movie, Jackky Bhagnani also confirmed that Vaani will have a “meaty” role in the highly -anticipated thriller drama. In his statement, Jackky praised Vaani by saying that, “She is an intelligent person and good actor. I loved all her performances. Moreover, the female lead in ‘Bell Bottom’ needed to match with Akshay Sir’s onscreen persona and I am confident that Vaani will justify this one.”


Directed by Ranjit M Tewari, this story hails from the backdrop of the 1980s. Written by Aseem Arora and Parveez Shaikh, the film will bring the life of India’s forgotten hero. The announcement of “Bellbottom” was done by Akshay in January 2020 through sharing a stylish poster with the caption, “I know there are enough memes out there about me clashing with myself one day but 22nd January 2021 is not that day #BellBottom will now release on 2nd April 2021!”


Due to unexpected delays caused by coronavirus pandemic, ‘Bellbottom’ will hit the shooting floors later this year. It would be exciting to see if the team will be able to keep it April 2021 release date.

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