The veteran filmmaker Priyadarshan has revealed that he will start shooting for his next comedy film with Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar.
The duo of actor and filmmaker has worked on several acclaimed comedies in the 2000s, from the blockbuster films such as Hera Pheri series, to Garam Masala and Bhool Bhulaiyaa. The veteran filmmaker said that he was supposed to begin the film with Akshay this year but the project got pushed due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Priyadarshan on his collaboration with Akshay told IANS, “Yes that is happening next year. It was supposed to happen this year but got pushed. We start shooting next year.”
The filmmaker posted a picture on Saturday with Akshay from the sets of the actor's latest film "Raksha Bandhan" where he met Akshay to discuss their upcoming project. At present, the veteran filmmaker awaiting for the release of his next film "Hungama 2" which is scheduled to be released on Disney+ Hotstar on July 23.
The film is a sequel to the director's 2003 hit comedy of the same name and features actors Paresh Rawal, returning for the sequel joined by Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezaan Jaffrey, and Pranitha Subhash in the cast.