Akshay Kumar has already begun preparations for Yash Raj Films’ period drama titled Prithiviraj. And now the industry rumour mill is already churning out reports of the actor collaborating with the giant production house for a big-budget action-comedy after this film!
Yash Raj Films’ recently bankrolled the hugely successful WAR featuring Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. The production house is synonymous with a big budget and high octane action dramas like the Dhoom and Tiger franchise. And now, speculations are abuzz that WAR too might soon be turned into a franchise.
Meanwhile, their next venture with Akshay Kumar is allegedly being directed by Rahul Rawail’s son, Shiv Rawail. A certain source has been quoted by Bollywood Hungama saying, “The film is currently in the scripting stage and will go on the floors towards the second half of 2020. Akshay has loved the basic premise and is very excited to kick-off this well-mounted action-comedy.”
The source further said, “The production house is known for big-budget action films and the idea is to raise the bar with every passing film in the genre. Akshay loves the action space and Aditya Chopra will be going all out in terms of spending and scale of the film. “It’s too early to comment on that but the chances of spinning a franchise can’t be ruled out. If the character gets popular, they might even come up with a series of action films under the brand name.”
Meanwhile, it is being said that the official announcement of this film will happen during the 50-year celebration of YRF, where the production house is planning to announce one film with each of the industry’s biggest heroes! It is also being said that this Akshay-YRF venture is eyeing a release.