Exclusive: R Balki’s next starring Akshay Kumar and Vidya Balan titled ‘Mahila Mandal’

So here is another interesting news for you guys. Akshay Kumar as usual has already signed a few films to keep himself busy all of 2019. And one of his most ambitious projects will be a space related film, which will also be India’s first ever space adventure.

Filmmaker R Balki will reportedly be producing his next with his ‘PadMan’ star who will play the main lead, in an otherwise female led film.

What’s it about? The drama is a thrilling tale of India’s Mangalyatra where a team of cosmonauts make a trip to Mars. Along with Akshay, the film will also star two other prominent faces – Vidya Balan and Nimrat Kaur – both of whom will essay the role of scientists. Akshay on the other hand, plays an integral role in the whole plot.

And now comes the main part. We hear that the team has finally locked a title for the film too. A source close to BollywoodBubble confirms, “It’s being tentatively titled ‘Mahila Mandal’ because it’s about this group of women astronauts who venture into space and Mars for a mission.”

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On the work front, Akshay Kumar will next be seen ‘Housefull 4′, the shooting for which has now been stalled due to the ongoing #MeToo movement. Vidya on the other hand reportedly turned down Alankrita Shrivastava’s next which now stars Bhumi Pednekar and Konkana Sen Sharma, as she did not want to play an elder sister to Bhumi.

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