At a time when most A-list actors want to do one movie a 12 months, Akshay Kumar has continuously been belting out three to 4 motion pictures a 12 months. Admired for his savvy profession decisions and standing as a box-office magnet, he’s essentially the most in-demand Bollywood actor working proper now.
And identical to the earlier 12 months, Akshay was set to entertain the viewers together with his various film slate in 2020. Nevertheless, the sudden and enormous outbreak of the novel coronavirus has affected as many as six productions of the actor.
When Akshay’s Sooryavanshi launch was postponed indefinitely due to the Covid-19 disaster, it got here as a shock. However that was simply the primary in a cascade of the actor’s movies being cancelled or delayed, making him essentially the most affected Bollywood star by the coronavirus lockdown.
The most recent installment of director Rohit Shetty’s super-cop universe was set to hit the screens on March 24. The makers of Sooryavanshi had been anticipating huge field workplace numbers as a result of the discharge had been strategically deliberate to coincide with Gudi Padwa vacation (new 12 months for Marathi and Konkani neighborhood). However the nation went into full coronavirus lockdown on March 24. Made on a reported finances of Rs 135 crore, Sooryavanshi additionally options Katrina Kaif and Ranveer Singh and Ajay Devgn in an prolonged cameo.
Directed by Raghava Lawrence, Laxmmi Bomb was scheduled to hit the massive screens on Could 22. Nevertheless, its launch was additionally delayed indefinitely because of the coronavirus outbreak. In the meantime, a number of experiences of Laxmmi Bomb’s digital launch has been doing rounds on the Web since final month. In Laxmmi Bomb, Akshay performs a person possessed by the ghost of a transgender. The movie additionally options Kiara Advani.
Farhad Samji’s Bachchan Pandey was scheduled to go on the flooring from Could, however the ongoing coronavirus scare led to the cancellation of its shoot. The masala motion entertainer options Kriti Sanon reverse Akshay Kumar. Though the movie was introduced for a Christmas 2020 launch, it was later shifted to January 22, 2021, to keep away from conflict with Aamir Khan’s Laal Singh Chaddha.
The historic interval drama, which went on the flooring in November final 12 months, was set to launch on Diwali 2020, however reportedly 50 per cent of the movie nonetheless stays to be shot. Starring Akshay Kumar, within the titular position, Prithviraj is predicated on the life and heroism of the fearless Rajput warrior and king, Prithviraj Chauhan. Miss World 2017 Manushi Chhillar will essay the position of Sanyogita, Prithviraj’s love curiosity within the movie. Directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, the film will likely be produced by YRF Movies.
The pandemic additionally hit the manufacturing on Atrangi Re that started in March. The movie, starring Dhanush, Sara Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar, is a cross-cultural love story, transferring from Bihar to Madurai, and is ready in two completely different eras. The movie will mark Akshay’s first collaboration with Aanand L Rai.
Akshay Kumar’s Bell-Backside is an espionage thriller, to be directed by Ranjit M Tewari. The movie was scheduled to go on flooring by mid this 12 months in India, and subsequently transfer to a number of places overseas with a launch date in January 2021. However, outside shoots may not be possible over the subsequent 12 months.