Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala’s upcoming action-comedy ‘Bachchan Pandey’ starring superstar Akshay Kumar has added another star in in the cast. Now it is learnt that Jacqueline Fernandez has joined the star cast . Besides,
Akshay Kumar the film already has Arshad Warsi, and Kriti Sanon in key roles.
“I am elated to be back working with Nadiad and Bachchan Pandey will mark our 8th film together after Judwaa and Housefull series. I cannot wait to reunite with Akshay once again. It is a crazy mad ride always with him and I am sure we will have a blast together,” the ‘Kick’ actor said.
Super excited to join #SajidNadiadwala‘s #BachchanPandey gang 💥
My ‘Happy Place’ with Nadiad @akshaykumar & the whole crew at @NGEMovies ♥️@kritisanon @farhad_samji @ArshadWarsi @WardaNadiadwala pic.twitter.com/YO7oxf3g7y
— Jacqueline Fernandez (@Asli_Jacqueline) December 1, 2020
“I am looking forward to begin the shoot in January with them. I cannot spill the beans on my character yet but I can tell you it is a totally different avatar,” she added.
The 35-year-old actor will begin shooting with Akshay, Kriti, and Arshad from the first week of January in Jaisalmer.
Directed by Farhad Samji, the film will be reportedly shot in places like Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot. Akshay Kumar’s eponymous character in the film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ is a gangster who aspires to be an actor, while, Kriti Sanon will essay the role of a journalist, who harbours dreams of becoming a film director.
Recently, Arshad Warsi has been roped in to play the role of Bachchan Pandey’s friend. The action-comedy also marks Nadiadwala’s 10th collaboration with Akshay Kumar.
Jacqueline Fernandez already has three big films coming up in 2021 – Kick 2 with superstar Salman Khan, Bhoot Police with Saif Ali Khan and Arjun Kapoor and Rohit Shetty’s Cirkus with Ranveer Singh.