Bollywood’s one of the most loved actor Akshay Kumar is currently busy with back to back films. With an impressive career spanning over 29 years, Akshay continues to be at the top of his game. Be it in his illustrious movie career or as a family man, the ‘Pad Man’ actor excels remarkably in all facets.
The ‘Khiladi Kumar’ who will be next seen in mythological drama ‘Ram Setu’ on Tuesday announced that the shooting of the film has begun from today onwards. Sharing his first look from the movie on his Instagram handle, Akshay revealed that he will be playing the role of an archaeologist in the flick.
In the photograph, Akshay is seen sporting a long hairstyle, with some grey locks. He is clean shaved, and is wearing an oval shaped reading glasses. The superstar is looking quite impressive in the nerdy look. Along with the photo, Akshay penned a small note.
“The journey of making one of the most special films for me begins today. #RamSetu shooting begins! Playing an archaeologist in the film. Would love to hear your thoughts on the look? It always matters to me,” he said.
His post has garnered more than 16 lakh likes and a heart from Varun Dhawan. One of the user commented, “Super excited #RamSetu”, while the other said, “The look is definitely amazing”. Jacqueline Fernandez who will be seen along with Akshay in the movie also took to her Instagram story and shared the ‘Kesari’ actor’s first look. She wrote, “Love the look. Can’t wait for #RamSetu”.
Take a look at Akshay and Jacqueline’s posts here-
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On March 18, Akshay and his co-stars of the movie Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha, had gone to Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh for the mahurat shot of ‘Ram Setu’. On the auspicious occasion of Deepawali last year, Akshay had unveiled the first look posters of ‘Ram Setu’.
The poster colligates Akshay’s photo with Lord Rama. The actor is wearing a saffron scarf around his neck, grey shirt, cargo pants, and a sling bag, with reading glasses. The poster had left the fans intrigued and excited for this magnum opus project.
Directed by Abhishek Sharma, ‘Ram Setu’ will be produced by Aruna Bhatia and Vikram Malhotra. Meanwhile, the 53-year-old actor will also be seen in Aanand L Rai’s ‘Atrangi Re’, ‘Raksha Bandhan’, ‘Sooryavanshi’, ‘Prithviraj’, ‘Bachchan Pandey’ and ‘Bell Bottom’.