Actor Akshay Kumar is by far, the Bollywood star with the most exciting film line-up for 2017. Recently, it was announced that he will be starring in Padman, a biopic of Arunachalam Muruganantham, a school dropout who spent many years to to provide low-cost sanitary napkins to poor women across rural India. Now, we hear that Akshay Kumar will star in the first joint production venture of Salman Khan and Karan Johar. The film is slated for release in 2018.
“Joining hands on a project where @akshaykumar is the hero and will be co produced by @karanjohar and #SKF, the 51-year-old Kumar tweeted. The film will be directed by Anurag Singh.
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 2, 2017
This is Akshay’s first collaboration with Karan Johar, who has worked with Salman Khan in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. “Supremely excited to co-produce with @BeingSalmanKhan #SKF on a film starring @akshaykumar directed by Anurag Singh…releasing 2018! “Truly a fraternity feeling when friends come together to make a special film!!!,” Karan tweeted.