Jacqueline Fernandez joins Akshay Kumar and Arshad Warsi in Bachchan Pandey

She first shot for a song titled 'Dhanno' in housefull and the relationship has grown ever since. Bachchan Pandey is directed by Farhad Shamji and also stars Kriti Sanon in the lead role. The shoot is expected to begin in January 2021.

Jacqueline Fernandez joins Akshay Kumar and Arshad Warsi in Bachchan Pandey

Sajid Nadiadwala's upcoming action-comedy film 'Bachchan Pandey' has been making a buzz in the media reports. News about Arshad Warsi joining the cast was shared a few days back and it is said that the makers have now signed Jacqueline Fernandez also for the film. This will be the fourth time she will be working with Akshay Kumar and will also join versatile actors like Kriti Sanon, Arshad Warsi and others in the film.

Talking about the same, Jacqueline enthusiastically shared that while she was very new to the industry she did the song titled 'Dhanno' in Nadiadwala's film 'Housefull' and that's when their relationship and friendship began and has grown ever since. She said that this will be her eighth film with him and she is eagerly looking forward to the reunion with Akshay once again.

Sharing her thought about the shooting schedule, she added, "I am waiting for them to start the shoot in January. I can't share much about my character right now, but I can tell you that it's totally different avatar. This film will be a completely different experience for us as we will be shooting under a new normal due to the pandemic. With the precautions and criteria to be followed for COVID019, I am very excited to be back in my 'Happy Place' with Sajid, Akshay. "

Jacqueline recently finished shooting a film while another is currently ongoing. Soon after, she would start shooting for Bachchan Pandey and again return with Salman Khan to shoot for Kick 2. Jacqueline will begin shooting in Jaisalmer from the first week of January with Akshay, Kriti and Arshad.

Bachchan Pandey will be directed by Farhad Samji and reportedly be shot at places like Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot.

Akshay Kumar's character Bachchan Pandey is of a gangster who aspires to become an actor. Meanwhile, Kriti Sanon will play the role of a journalist who dreams of becoming a film director. Recently, Arshad Warsi has been chosen to play the role of Bachchan Pandey's friend. With this venture, Akshay Kumar will be collaborating with Sajid Nadiadwala for the 10th time.

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