‘Bachchan Pandey’: Pankaj Tripathi comes on board for this Sajid Nadiadwala production featuring Akshay Kumar

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Actor Pankaj Tripathi who is highly praised for his uncommon choices. The versatile actor is now teaming up once again with Sajid Nadiadwala for ‘Bachchan Pandey’ after working with him in ‘Super 30’ & ’83’.

Interestingly, this will be the first time that Akshay Kumar & Pankaj Tripathi will be sharing screen space together. A source close to the development said, “While Kriti Sanon & Pankaj have worked earlier in ‘Lukka Chuppi’. Pankaj & Akshay will be teaming up for the first time. Both are known for their comic timing and unusual choices and one cannot wait to see the creativity that both these actors create on screen. Pankaj will be joining Akshay, Kriti, Jacqueline & Arshad in Jaisalmer from January onwards.”


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“It was Sajid Sir & Farhad Sir’s idea to rope him for a pivotal role which will add a lot of humour to the storyline. It’s a huge ensemble cast which will be shooting together for 90 days, it’s going to be a roller coaster ride,” the source adds further.

In ‘Bachchan Pandey’ Akshay plays a gangster in the film, while Kriti plays a journalist. The twist in the tale occurs when the two characters meet and discover their common passion for cinema. The film also stars Jacqueline Fernandez and is scheduled to release in 2021.

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