Ali Fazal joins Gerard Butler for Ric Roman Waugh’s action thriller Kandahar

Ali Fazal joins Gerard Butler for his next. The actor who was last seen in Death On Nile has bagged action thriller Kandahar. The Fukrey actor is playing one of the leads in the film. The movie is being directed by Ric Roman Waugh. The director is known for his films such as Angel Has Fallen, Felon, Greenland, and more.

After having impressed the international audiences with his titular role in Victoria and Abdul, Ali is all set to star in Kandahar, which is based on true incidents.

The story of Kandahar is developed by Waghn with former military intelligence officer Mitchell LaFortune. It is based on Mitchell’s experiences at the Defense Intelligence Agency in Afghanistan. The filming has already begun, reports Deadline. The movie is being produced by Thunder Road Films, G-BASE, and Capstone Group.

The movie has Gerard playing the role of an undercover CIA agent referred to as Tom Harris working in the Middle East. His cover is blown over due to an intelligence leak that exposes his classified mission. He and his translator must fight their way out of the desert to an extraction point in Kandahar. To reach the extraction point they have to elude the elite special forces.


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On the work front, Ali Fazal will soon be seen in Hollywood flick Death on the Nile. The movie also features Russel Brand and Gal Gadot, It is set to hit the theatres in February 2022. Based on Agatha Christie’s novel of the same name, the film is the sequel to the 2017 film Murder on the Orient Express.

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