Akshay Kumar performs a spy from the ’80s who’s racing in opposition to time to save lots of 212 Indians on board an ill-fated flight in an espionage thriller presently 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 outdoors India, for the reason that 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 crew stepped out. Mirror has learnt that the Ranjit Tewari directorial is impressed by actual occasions, set in opposition to the backdrop of a hijack. Akshay’s character, a flamboyant spy, races in opposition to 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 places throughout Scotland, together with the airport, which is a classic construction and blends effectively with the setting of our movie.”
Akshay turns 53 at the moment and it will likely be a working birthday for him. Nonetheless, Jackky confides that they’ve deliberate a particular shock for the actor.
The crew flew to the UK on August 6 and used the obligatory 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 had been on a movie set. It’s a aid to be again in motion. We have now 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 subsequent few weeks, they are going to be filming on the streets of Glasgow.
We’ll be taking pictures at a number of actual places throughout Scotland, together with the airport, which is a classic construction and blends effectively with the setting of our movie
-Jackky Bhagnani, producer
Whereas Lara has shot her scenes, Vaani Kapoor, who performs Akshay’s main girl, joined the unit in Glasgow just lately. Huma is there too. The movie is scheduled to open on April 2, on the Good Friday weekend.
Pictures from Sooryavanshi trailer launch, Akshay Kumar reaches in type
Akshay, Katrina, Ajay noticed at Sooryavanshi trailer launch
Sporting ‘Aa Rahi Hai Police’ tees, Rohit Shetty and his cop universe made fairly a splash on the trailer launch of his subsequent Sooryavanshi, starring Akshay Kumar within the lead. Sooryavanshi is the fourth instalment within the Rohit Shetty cop universe after Singham, Singham Returns and Simmba. The movie additionally stars Katrina Kaif in a pivotal function together with Rohit’s tremendous cops – Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn. Jackie Shroff and Gulshan Grover might be seen in detrimental roles, whereas Jaaved Jaaferi is seen advising Akshay’s character within the trailer.
Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
When Ranveer made KJo blush!
Ranveer Singh is aware of how one can make moments memorable and he has absolutely made the papz go clickity-click as he embarrassed Karan Johar on the trailer launch. As Ranveer performed with KJo’s ripped denims, it made him blush and he shortly hid his face along with his hand. Picture by Satyajit Desai/BCCL
Ranveer is sorry for being late!
Ranveer Singh reached the venue 40 minutes late and apologised to his seniors. And being an enormous star did not cease him from asking for an apology to media as effectively. Picture by Satyajit Desai/BCCL
When stars sat on the ground!
Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi has an ensemble solid of Akshay Kumar (as Veer Sooryavanshi) within the lead and Katrina Kaif as his main girl. He’s additionally bringing his tremendous cops — Ajay Devgn as Bajirao Singham and Ranveer Singh as Sangram ‘Simmba’ Bhalerao in his fourth instalment of the cop drama franchise. Nonetheless, their star energy did not cease them from having fun with a pleasant chat whereas sitting on the ground on the trailer launch. Picture by Satyajit Desai/BCCL
Ajay discovered a lip balm!
The Sooryavanshi trailer launch was all about leisure. Whereas Ranveer was all energetic and lifted the spirit, Ajay Devgn, who is mostly recognized for being a severe particular person, was unusually candid on the launch. Picture by Satyajit Desai/BCCL
Meet Rohit Shetty’s ‘tigers’
Ranveer, Ajay and Akshay remembered the Singham hook step as they posed for the shutterbugs. Picture by Satyajit Desai/BCCL
Ranveer makes a splash!
Whereas Ranveer reached the trailer launch somewhat late and apologised to his seniors, he absolutely contaminated the venue along with his excessive power. Ranveer was seen at his candid greatest as shutterbugs clicked his footage. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
Singham and Sooryavanshi deal with the media
Rohit Shetty’s tremendous cops Ajay Devgn aka Singham and Akshay Kumar aka Sooryavanshi had been seen speaking to the media on the Sooryavanshi trailer launch. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
A kiss to recollect
Ranveer was snapped in a candid shot as he hugged and kissed Rohit Shetty on the trailer launch. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
Crew Sooryavanshi poses sans Ranveer Singh
Katrina Kaif and the band of boys — Ajay, Akshay and Karan posed for the shutterbugs earlier than making their method for the trailer launch. Nonetheless, Rohit’s Simmba aka Ranveer is lacking from the image. That is not as a result of Simmba is not a part of the film however as a result of Mumbai’s visitors received the higher of Ranveer Singh, who reached the venue 40 minutes late. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
Crew Sooryavanshi takes a selfie!
Sangram ‘Simmba’ Bhalerao aka Simmba shared a selfie on social media as crew Sooryavanshi launched the trailer on Monday. Rohit Shetty and his tremendous cops – Ajay and Akshay could be seen sporting comparable t-shirts which has ‘Aa Rahi Hai Police’ written on it. Producer Karan Johar too donned an all-black outfit whereas Katrina added a splash of color to the body. Picture: Instagram/@ranveersingh
Akshay comes using a motorbike
Akshay Kumar reached the trailer launch using a motorbike. He shared an image on social media and appeared dashing in an all-black outfit. He wrote, “Veer Sooryavanshi ditched the helicopter for a motorbike to beat the Mumbai visitors for the #SooryavanshiTrailer launch at the moment.” Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
Rohit Shetty’s love for vehicles
Everyone knows about Rohit Shetty’s love for vehicles. Color coordinating along with his tremendous cop, Rohit got here to the launch in a yellow sports activities automotive. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
Katrina is a imaginative and prescient in orange!
Katrina Kaif is all set so as to add some color to the trailer launch. The actress selected to put on an orange costume as she is ready to enter the cop drama franchise. Katrina might be seen reverse Akshay after a very long time. Her colleague Deepika Padukone additionally wished Katrina good luck forward of the trailer launch. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah
From Singham to Simmba and Sooryavanshi
‘Aa Rahi Hai Police’ from Simmba had hit the fitting chord and Rohit Shetty has promoted the significance and selfless work of police as soon as once more in his fourth instalment – Sooryavanshi. Akshay wore a T-shirt which has ‘Aa Rahi Hai Police’ written on it and posed for the shutterbugs forward of the trailer launch. Picture Supply: Yogen Shah