Akshay Kumar made the occasion of Raksha Bandhan an even more special one for his beloved fans as he announced his new film on social media. Directed by Aanand L Rai, Akshay’s new film is titled ‘Raksha Bandhan‘. The actor also shared the first look of the film and revealed that he was dedicating the same for his sister. Akshay also revealed that this film is the quickest film he has signed in his career so far.
The movie will mark as the debut of his sister Alka Bhatia as a presenter. ‘Raksha Bandhan’ will be celebrating the bond between brothers and sisters. Keeping up with the theme of the movie, Akshay Kumar can be seen surrounded by what appears to be his onscreen sisters in the first poster of ‘Raksha Bandhan’. Sharing the poster, Akshay Kumar wrote a heartfelt note on his social media handle. He wrote:
“Hardly ever in life does one come across a story that touches your heart so deeply and so instantly…it’s the quickest I’ve signed a film in my career.
A story that will make you laugh and it will make you cry. And it will make us realize how blessed are those who have sisters. Dedicating this film, #Rakshabandhan to my dear sister, Alka, and to the most special bond in the world…that of a brother and sister.
It makes me happiest that she is presenting and producing this film along with ace director Anand L Rai. Can’t thank him enough for bringing me one of the most special films of my life.
Directed by Aanand L Rai
Written by #HimanshuSharma Produced by #ColourYellowProductions @cypplofficial in association with #CapeOfGoodFilms
Presented by #AlkaHiranandani & Aanand L Rai, in theatres on 5th November 2021. #SirfBehneDetiHai100PercentReturn ”
Meanwhile, ‘Raksha Bandhan’ is written by Aanand L Rai’s frequent collaborator, screenwriter Himanshu Sharma, who has films such as the ‘Tanu Weds Manu’ series, ‘Zero’ and ‘Raanjhanaa’ to his credit. The film will be produced by Colour Yellow Production in association with Cape of Good Films.
Here is the poster:
The film is slated to release on Diwali 2021. Ahead of that, a recent report claims that Akshay will wind up shoots of his pending line ups and then kick off shooting for ‘Raksha Bandhan‘.
As per a report, director Aanand L Rai and writer Himanshi Sharma have collaborated for the family drama and their characters may be deeply rooted in the heartland of India and showcase the bond of love between siblings. Reportedly, director Aanand L Rai was excited to work with Akshay again.
While Akshay is already making plans for next year, his two big films for 2020- ‘Laxmmi Bomb‘ and ‘Sooryavanshi‘ are yet to release. While the former is likely to get an OTT release, Sooryavanshi will be releasing on Diwali day this year. However, it is yet to be seen if the coronavirus crisis will alter these plans.
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