Kriti Sanon is all set to reunite with her Housefull 4 co-star Akshay Kumar. The actress has been finalised to play the lead opposite him in Sajid Nadiadwala’s Bachchan Pandey. Today, Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment, who is producing the film, took to social media to announce the news, “We’re extremely happy and elated to announce the charming @kritisanon is here to make our Christmas 2020 merrier than ever! Welcome back to the #NGEFamily with #BachchanPandey!”
Kriti Sanon was launched by Sajid Nadiadwala in Heropanti in 2014 alongside Tiger Shroff. It’s her third outing with the production house after Heropanti and the recent hit Housefull 4. Kriti shared her excitement of doing another film with Nadiadwala’s and Tweeted saying, “Thrilled and beyond excited for this reunion!! This Christmas is gonna be indeed a Merry Merry one! Can’t wait to start #BachchanPandey #SajidSir @akshaykumar @farhad_samji @WardaNadiadwala”
Bachchan Pandey is the official remake of Tamil blockbuster Veeram. It will be directed by Farhad Samji, with whom Akshay and Kriti both worked in Housefull 4. Talking about bringing back Akshay and Kriti’s pair back on the big screen, producer Sajid Nadiadwala said, “Akshay and Kriti’s pairing delighted the audience in Housefull 4. I have seen her grow as an actor since Heropanti and I feel, she can pull off this role alongside Akshay.”
Akshay Kumar recently launched Kriti Sanon’s younger sister Nupur Sanon in his first ever music video, Filhall which has become one of the highest viewed music videos on YouTube.