Actress Vaani Kapoor confirmed through her Twitter account on her signing the movie ‘Bell Bottom’ with Akshay Kumar. The film will be produced collaboratively by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani, and Nikkhil Advani. The actress had also shared a picture with her co-star Akshay Kumar, in which the duo can be seen twinning in black outfits.
Inspired by true events, the film is set in the 1980s, the story is about one of India’s forgotten heroes.
Directed by Ranjit M. Tewari, the film is scheduled to go on floors later this year. It is written by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Shaikh.
“Vaani is an intelligent and effective actor and I have loved all her performances. The female lead in Bellbottom has to be in sync with Akshay Sir’s screen persona. The role is meaty and I am confident that Vaani will ace this one,” the film’s producer Vashu Bhagnani said in a statement.
This will be Vaani’s first movie with Akshay Kumar. Vaani made her debut release in 2013 with Yash Raj Films ‘Shuddh Desi Romance’, in which she worked with late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and Parineeti Chopra. ‘Bell Bottom’ is scheduled to be released by April 2021.