Bachchan Pandey: Jacqueline Fernandez Joins Akshay Kumar In Gangster Drama
Jacqueline Fernandez Joins Akshay Kumar-Kriti Sanon’s Gangster Film Bachchan Pandey
Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon’s much-awaited film Bachchan Pandey is all set to go on floors in January. Recently, Arshad Warsi has been roped in to play the role of Bachchan Pandey’s friend. We now have Jacqueline Fernandez joining the cast of Sajid Nadiadwala’s action-comedy.
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This is Jacqueline’s fourth film with Akshay Kumar after Housefull 2, 3 and Brothers. She is quite excited to join the Khiladi and Nadiadwala in a new venture once again.
In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Jacqueline said, “I was very new to the industry when I did the ‘Dhanno’ song in Housefull for Nadiad and our bond & friendship goes way back then. I am elated to be back working with him and Bachchan Pandey will mark our 8th film together after Judwaa & Housefull series. I can’t wait to reunite with Akshay once again. It’s a crazy mad ride always with him and I am sure we will have a blast togetheR“.
She added, “I’m looking forward to begin the shoot in January with them. I can’t spill the beans on my character yet but I can tell you it’s a totally different avatar.”
Bachchan Pandey is an official remake of the 2014 Tamil film Jigarthanda. Directed by Farhad Samji, the film will be reportedly shot in places like Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot.
Akshay Kumar’s eponymous character Bachchan Pandey is a gangster who aspires to be an actor. Meanwhile, Kriti Sanon will essay the role of a journalist, who harbours dreams of becoming a film director.