Bollywood actor Kriti Sanon has been roped in as heroine in the upcoming Akshay Kumar movie, Bachchan Pandey.
Production house Nadiadwala Grandsons Entertainment Movies shared this happy news on their Twitter handle: “We’re extremely happy and elated to announce the charming @kritisanon is here to make our Christmas 2020 merrier than ever! Welcome back to the #NGEFamily with #BachchanPandey!” Kriti also posted a tweet expressing her excitement.
“Thrilled and beyond excited for this reunion!! This Christmas is gonna be indeed a Merry Merry one! Can’t wait to start #BachchanPandey #SajidSir @akshaykumar @farhad_samji @WardaNadiadwala,” Kriti wrote on Twitter.
Kriti’s latest, Housefull 4 has been breaking records at the box office and has already crossed Rs 200 crore marks. The film hit theatres on October 25 and also starred Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Kirti Kharbanda, pooja Hegde and Boman Irani, among many others.
Kirti also has other movies in the pipeline such as Ashutosh Gowarikar’s period drama, Panipat, in which she shares screen space with Arjun Kapoor. Based on the third battle of Panipat, the film also stars Sanjay Dutt, Zeenat Aman, Mohnish Bahl, Padmini Kolhapure, Mir Sarwar. Sanjay Dutt is playing the Afghan king Ahmad Shah Abdali, while Arjun will be seen as Sadashivrao and Kriti as his wife, Parvati Bai.