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Selfiee: Akshay Kumar And Emraan Hashmi to Star in Hindi Remake of ‘Driving License’

Selfiee is the title of the upcoming film starring actors Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi in the lead roles, the actors announced on social media on Wednesday.


The upcoming film, which is the Hindi remake of the 2019 Malayalam comedy-drama Driving License, will be co-produced by Karan Johar as well as Malayalam actor, Prithviraj Sukumaran, who played one of the lead roles in the original version. Selfiee is set to be directed by Raj Mehta and the shooting will commence soon.

Sharing the teaser of the film, Kumar wrote, “Presenting Selfiee, a journey that will drive you towards loads of entertainment, laughter & emotions. Shooting begins soon!”

Starring Prithviraj and Suraj Venjaramoodu in the lead roles, Driving License was directed by Lal Jr and written by Sachy. After a successful theatrical run, the film had its digital premiere on Amazon Prime Video.

As per the official synopsisDriving Licence follows superstar Hareendran (Prithviraj) who is well-known for his driving skills and craze towards motor cars. Kuruvila Joseph (Suraj), a motor vehicle inspector, is a die-hard fan of Hareendran. To complete the shoot of his latest film, Hareendran needs to submit his license, which has gone missing, and to get a new license urgently, he goes to Kuruvilla.

The Hindi remake will see Kumar reuniting with director Raj Mehta and Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions after their earlier collaboration, the 2019 comedy-drama film Good Newwz.


Meanwhile, Kumar, who was last seen in Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush, has several other projects in the pipeline, including Bachchan Pandey, Ram Setu, Prithviraj, and Raksha Bandhan. According to a report in Pinkvilla, the actor will be working on six films in 2022, including Selfiee, The End, and Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. He is currently shooting for the last schedule of Ram Setu, which is gearing up for a Diwali 2022 release.

Hashmi, on the other hand, was last seen in Chehre with Amitabh Bachchan. He will also be seen in Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif’s Tiger 3.