Fans of Akshay Kumar
have some new news to celebrate. Akshay Kumar's upcoming film Bell Bottom finally has a female lead. The filmmakers behind Bell Bottom have confirmed that Vaani Kapoor
will be starring opposite Akshay Kumar in the inspiring tale of forgotten Indian heroes. This is the first film Vaani Kapoor is doing alongside Akshay Kumar.
Vaani Kapoor responded to the news and said, "I am elated to share the screen space with Akshay sir. I am also thrilled to partner with the whole team who have already made me feel at home at this initial stage of our film. Hoping that this excitement will translate beautifully on screen."
Ranjit M. Tewari is all set to direct Bell Bottom. The film will hit theatres later this year. Aseem Arrora and Parveez Shaikh have written the film's screenplay.
Filmmaker Ranjit M. Tewari welcomed Vaani Kapoor to the film's cast and said, "Vaani's character in the film is extremely intriguing. She has a certain flair and we're all very excited to have her on board!"
Producer Jackky Bhagnani also said that Vaani will be a fantastic addition to the film's cast. Jaccky said, "Vaani is an intelligent and an effective actor and I have loved all her performances. The female lead in Bell Bottom' has to be in sync with Akshay sir's screen persona. The role is meaty and I am confident that Vaani will ace this one."
Vaani Kapoor was last seen alongside Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff in the highly successful film War.