Akshay Kumar announces new film Raksha Bandhan
On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, Akshay Kumar has announced his new film titled Raksha Bandhan. The actor dedicated the film, to his sister Alka who will also be the producer on the film along with Aanand L Rai who will be directing the film also. Film is written by Himanshu Sharma and will be produced by Colour Yellow Production in association with Cape of Good Films.
Sharing the news on Twitter, Akshay said that Raksha Bandhan was the ‘quickest’ he has ever said yes to a film. “A story that touches your heart so deeply & so instantly,it’s the quickest I’ve signed a film in my career. Dedicating this film,#RakshaBandhan to my sister,Alka & to the most special bond in the world…that of a brother and sister.Thank you @aanandlrai,this one is very special,” he wrote.
Aanand described Raksha Bandhan as a film which celebrates “relationships in the most beautiful way,” He also added that “Akshay is such a talented actor and I’m really excited to collaborate with him once again for Raksha Bandhan,” the director said in a statement. Raksha Bandhan marks Akshay’s second collaboration with Aanand L Rai, who is also directing the actor in upcoming movie Atrangi Re, also starring Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush.