Akshay Kumar performs a spy from the ’80s who’s racing towards time to save lots of 212 Indians on board an ill-fated flight in an espionage thriller at present being shot
On August 21, Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta and Huma Qureshi kicked off the shoot of their espionage thriller, Bellbottom, in Glasgow, the primary Bollywood unit to enterprise exterior India, because the shoots resumed after the coronavirus-induced lockdown. The makers have recreated the ’80s and the marathon schedule will go on until September-end. The shoot commenced with a 10-day indoor schedule, earlier than the group stepped out. Mirror has learnt that the Ranjit Tewari directorial is impressed by actual occasions, set towards the backdrop of a hijack. Akshay’s character, a flamboyant spy, races towards time to save lots of the 212 Indians on-board the ill-fated flight, who’ve been taken hostage.
Confirming the information, Jackky Bhagnani, who’s producing the movie with father Vashu, Deepshikha Deshmukh and Nikkhil Advani, says, “Our movie is an espionage thriller revolving round a hijack. We’ll be taking pictures at a number of actual areas throughout Scotland, together with the airport, which is a classic construction and blends nicely with the setting of our movie.”
Akshay turns 53 in the present day and it will likely be a working birthday for him. Nonetheless, Jackky confides that they’ve deliberate a particular shock for the actor.
The group flew to the UK on August 6 and used the necessary 14-day quarantine interval to proceed with their prep and finalise final minute particulars in place. “This shoot is particular as a result of it’s been some time since we have been on a movie set. It’s a reduction to be again in motion. Now we have a Covid officer on the set on a regular basis and sanitisation, masks, and different SOPs are being adopted strictly,” informs Jackky, including that over the following few weeks, they are going to be filming on the streets of Glasgow.
Whereas Lara has shot her scenes, Vaani Kapoor, who performs Akshay’s main girl, joined the unit in Glasgow not too long ago. Huma is there too. The movie is scheduled to open on April 2, on the Good Friday weekend.
We’ll be taking pictures at a number of actual areas throughout Scotland, together with the airport, which is a classic construction and blends nicely with the setting of our movie
-Jackky Bhagnani, producer