Akshay shares glimpse of his film slate for 2017
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) On New Year’s Day on Sunday, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar shared with his fans his line-up of films for the calendar year, asking them for love and luck.
He tweeted: “Busy summing up the year gone by? It’s time to not look back, but look ahead. Here’s what my 2017 looks like. Your thoughts, love and luck needed.”
The actor then went on to share the names of the films along with their photographs.
The first one is his upcoming courtroom comedy drama film “Jolly LLB 2”. Directed by Subhash Kapoor, the film also features Huma Qureshi and Annu Kapoor.
In the trailer, Akshay looks promising as a lawyer while he tackles the corrupt with some comical elements.
“Toilet – Ek Prem Katha” is the second. Directed by Shree Narayan Singh, it also stars Bhumi Pednekar and Anupam Kher, and is slated to release on June 2.
Then Akshay will be seen in Tamil science-fiction action thriller “2.o” along with superstar Rajinikanth.
In the film, which is being directed by Shankar, Rajinikanth plays a scientist, and he will also be seen as Chitti robot. Akshay plays the prime antagonist in the film, which will hit the screens worldwide during Diwali 2017.
The fourth project that Akshay has in his kitty for 2017 is “Pad Man”. It is said to be a biopic on Arunachalam Muruganantham, and will chronicle his journey of finding a way to make cheap, affordable sanitary napkins for women in his village.