Mumbai: With cinema halls finally opening doors and the pandemic gradually tapering down, big bang releases are fast being announced. Among the first films to make it to the releasing list is Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor starrer Bell Bottom , a spy thriller which will see a release in theatres on May 28, 2021.
Actor Jackky Bhagnani, one of the producers of the film, has taken to his Twitter handle to announce the news. Apart from the awesome Jodi of Akshay and Vaani, others who feature in the film are Huma Qureshi, Lara Dutta and Adil Hussain in lead roles. It has been directed by Ranjit M Tewari.
In a unique record of sorts, Bell Bottom has the distinction of being the first major Bollywood film to begin and complete shooting amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The cast and crew started shooting in U.K in August 2020 and wrapped up the same on September 30.
Announcing the release date on Twitter, Jackky wrote, “Mark your calendar #Bellbottom arrives in cinemas near you on 28th May, 2021!” Jackky has also shared a stunning poster featuring Akshay Kumar from the film.
Speaking to news reporters, Akshay Kumar earlier said, “It’s teamwork and I am grateful to each and every member of the cast and crew. The new normal has made us realise a different way of working that none of us could have imagined.”
Akshay Kumar plays a RAW agent in the film while Vaani will play the role of Akshay’s wife. The film is based on plane hijacks in India in early 1980s. Lara portrays the role of ex Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.