It’s a good time to be Akshay Kumar. After lending his voice to Optimus Prime in the eagerly awaited Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, Akki’s production, Breakaway, has reportedly been shortlisted as the curtain raiser of the prestigious Toronto International Film Festival.
‘Breakaway’, the Indo-Canadian film, directed by Robert Liebermann, produced by First Take Entertainment and Akshay’s Hari Om Entertainment, stars a host of popular Indian, American and Canadian actors such as Russell Peters, Anupam Kher, Camilla Belle, Gurpreet Ghuggi, Rob Lowe, International singers like Ludacris and Drake and a special appearance by Akshay Kumar.
Being launched at the Toronto Film Festival is indeed a major advantage for the movie. Its main contender for the Curtain Raiser is Sarah Polley’s Take This Waltz.
‘Breakaway’ is based on the Canada’s favorite sport ice hockey and features debutant actor Vinay Virmani. It has been co-produced by Russell Peters, Clayton Peters and Akshay Kumar.
Breakaway Movie Trailer