The Khiladi of Bollywood, is currently on a roll after his film ‘Kesari’ became a blockbuster by crossing the 150 crore mark at the box office. The film also starred Parineeti Chopra and was extremely well received by the audience. It represented the historical period drama genre, which narrated the untold story of the Battle of Saragarhi, where 21 Sikh soldiers fought against 1000 Afghan invaders.
Now, according to reports, Kiara Advani is all set to play the female lead in the Hindi remake of Tamil film Kanchana aka Muni, opposite none other than Akshay Kumar. The film will be titled as ‘Lakshmi’, as the Hindi remake, and if finalized, Kiara Advani will soon join the team.
According to sources, Kiara has almost been confirmed to play the female lead, though official formalities are still left to be done. As it turns out, both Akshay and Kiara is busy shooting their first film together, Good News, which also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Diljit Dosanjh.
Kiara Advani made her Bollywood debut with Fugly (2014) and was then seen in M.S.Dhoni:The Untold Story, where she played the role of Sakshi Singh Dhoni and was widely appreciated. The remake of Kanchana is under process and will soon go on floors.
Even actor R Madhavan will be approached to be a part of this movie as well. The original Tamil film was directed by Raghava Lawrence but the makers are still yet to confirm the director for the Hindi remake of the same. This will also mark the return of Akshay Kumar in the horror comedy genre; his last was Bhool Bhulaiyaa in 2007.