Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Bell Bottom was slated to hit the theatres on May 28. Due to the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic, reports suggested that the film will take the OTT route. However, producer Vasu Bhagnani released a statement saying that they will announce the film's release date later. Akshay Kumar will play the role of a RAW Agent. Directed by Ranjit M Tewari, the film features Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta, and Huma Qureshi in lead roles.
The makers of Bell Bottom wrote, "Pooja Entertainment would like to quash all speculation in some sections of the media regarding the release of our upcoming film "Bellbottom". Any announcement regarding the impending release of the film will be made by Pooja Entertainment at the opportune time. Nobody other than Pooja Entertainment has the mandate to make any statements with regards to any development with the film. We would like to request the media to support us as you always have and refrain from publishing any information that is not officially communicated by us. Stay safe and mask up. Our prayers with one and all."