Akshay Kumar's upcoming film 'Bell Bottom' which recently announced the names of its star cast, is slowly progressing towards the shooting and other details. A source told a leading website that Lara Dutta will be seen playing the role of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. "The film is set in the '80s with Akshay playing a special agent who helps solve one of the biggest conspiracies that shook the country, " said the source.
The source also revealed what roles are given to the leading ladies of the film. "But there are three leading ladies in the film. Vaani Kapoor plays Akshay's wife and romantic interest in the film, whereas there's a special character that Lara Dutta will be seen essaying. Lara will play the role of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and has an extremely pivotal part to play in the entire narrative. The film is set in the times when Indira led the country and the makers wanted a good performer to step in for the role and they thought of Lara."
The cast will be flying to the UK in the coming weeks to start shooting for the film. "They needed a different set up to shoot the film and the producers have taken proper permission from the UK Government for the shoot. The entire cast, including Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta along with Akshay, Jackky Bhagnani (the producer) and Ranjit Tiwari (director) are expected to fly sometime in the next few weeks," the source added.