Akshay Kumar took to social media to announce the leading lady of his upcoming film Raksha Bandhana and its none-other-than Bhumi Pednekar. The actor duo has previously collaborated in Toilet: Ek Prem Katha and Durgamati which was presented by Akshay.
Akshay shared a picture on social media featuring Bhumi, director Aanand L Rai and himself and captioned it, “When you are happy, it shows. And indeed we are... To have @bhumipednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan.”
When you are happy, it shows
And indeed we are...to have @bhumipednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan @aanandlrai #HimanshuSharma @cypplOfficial @ZeeStudios_ #CapeOfGoodFilms #AlkaHiranandani @KanikaDhillon #SirfBehneDetiHai100PercentReturn pic.twitter.com/CE4PJV4q3O
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) June 9, 2021
The film is written by Rai's longtime collaborator and National Award-winning screenwriter Himanshu Sharma, known for Zero, Raanjhanaa and the Tanu Weds Manu franchise.
Raksha Bandhan is described as a special tale which celebrates relationships in the most beautiful way and was announced last year by Akshay on the occasion of Rakhi. This is the second collaboration of the actor with Rai after Atrangi Re that also stars Dhanush and Sara Ali Khan in the lead.