Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon starrer ‘Bachchan Pandey' to go on floors in January 2021

Recently Akshay Kumar confirmed that he will reunite with his ‘Housefull 4’ co-star Kriti Sanon for their upcoming film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ helmed by filmmaker Farhad Samji. Now the latest reports on the same suggest that the action-comedy will kickstart shooting in January 2021 after getting delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The shooting of the film was initially slated for May 2020. However, now the team will begin its shooting in different locations of Jaisalmer till March 2021. Sources also confirm that the makers of the film have also secured permits for shooting spots while a no-contact set will be maintained, owing to the safety of its crew amid the virus outbreak. Alongside this, the entire cast and crew of the film will undergo a mandatory COVID-19 test in December before the shoot, followed by a quarantine period for 3 days.

Speaking about the film, Akshay will be playing the role of a gangster in the film, actress Kriti Sanon will be seen in her all new avatar as a journalist.

Earlier sharing the first look of the film, Akki had shared, “New look, new release date. Coming on 22nd January 2021. In and as #BachchanPandey! #SajidNadiadwala @farhadsamji @kritisanon”.