Akshay Kumar, Bollywood’s action star who turned 48 on Wednesday, announced his new romantic thriller film “Rustom”, which marks his third combination with Neeraj Pandey. The movie will release on the weekend of Independence Day, 2016.
Akshay Kumar announced his next film Rustom. A romantic thriller, it will be the actor’s third association with director Neeraj Pandey. The film is slated for release on the weekend of Independence Day 2016.
Akshay and Pandey have earlier worked together in “Special 26” and “Baby”, both of which found Respect. But “Rustom” is not being directed by Pandey, and instead marks the directorial debut of Tinu Suresh Desai.
The Bollywood action star tweeted: “Thrilled to announce Neeraj Pandey and I are collaborating for a romantic thriller #Rustom releasing on Aug 12, 2016! Hoping to be third time lucky :).”
Inspired by real-life incidents, the project is co-produced by KriArj Entertainment, Zee Studios, and Friday Filmworks.
Akshay said, “Having worked with Neeraj on two fabulous projects, I am excited to start work on our new film. I’m happy that Zee Studios is putting its might behind this film along with KriArj Entertainment and Friday Filmworks. It gives me and the entire team confidence of this launched worldwide using the global might of Zee.”
Pandey, who will Write the dialogues of the film himself, will co-write the screenplay along with Vipul Rawal and also Help towards the film’s edit. “When Tinu narrated ‘Rustom’ to us, we immediately got hooked to the quality of the Story and its possible and instantly decided that it was something that we would like to produce.
The first shoot of the film Rustom will Begin by this mid-December in 2015. It will travel to multiple locations globally in the course of its production.