Kesari: Parineeti Chopra bags lead role in Akshay Kumar film

Nellie Chapman
January 10, 2018

A few days back, Akshay Kumar had released the first look of Kesari, his film in collaboration with Karan Johar.

After speculations over the lead actress for the upcoming flick Kesari, producer Karan Johar has confirmed that Parineeti Chopra will be the female lead for the upcoming film which also stars Akshay Kumar.

On 5th Jan Akshay shared the first look form the film.

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While the first look of the film has created quite a buzz, the lead actress of the film was yet to be revealed. Interestingly, this project marks the first collaboration of Parineeti and Akshay. There were reports earlier as well claiming that Parineeti has been roped in for the big film, but there was no official confirmation on it. Akshay had shared the first look on Twitter with the caption as, "Feeling nothing but enormous pride and gratitude while sharing this". Beginning my 2018 with #KESARI, my most ambitious film and a lot of passion. "Need your best wishes as always." . It is based on the historic Battle of Saragarhi.

As of now, Akshay is awaiting the release of PadMan, which will hit the screens on January 25.

If these pictures don't get you excited enough about the film, we don't know what will. Anil is, in fact, the only star from the "Race" franchise, who will be reprising his role in the third instalment.

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