Akshay Kumar has been a busy man. After finishing shooting for Bell Bottom in Scotland in August, the actor has resumed work on his upcoming period drama Prithviraj at City Studios. At the same time, before this year is over, he will end Anand L Rai’s love story ‘Atrangi Re’ and begin the new year with his fourth film amidst the coronavirus epidemic. The shooting of Sajid Nadiadwala’s Bachchan Pandey movie will start from January and continue till March. This is the actor’s 10th collaboration with his producer-friend.
Bachchan Pandey Movie Shooting Location
A source disclosed, “Akshay Kumar will soon fly to Jaisalmer along with actress Kriti Sanon, director Farhad Samji and the rest of the unit in a charter for a 2-month marathon schedule, of which They will be shooting at real locations.
Last month, the production team has taken all necessary permissions and all government guidelines have been taken into consideration and the shooting location has been finalized. ” Akshay, Sajid, Kriti and Farhad’s previous collaboration, the 2019 period-comedy Housefull 4, was also shot in Golden City and the source revealed that many crew members of the film are also involved in Bachchan Pandey movie.
The entire team will stop together at the Suryagarh Hotel and some indoor sequences will be shot there. The film also has some elaborate action sequences and teams from across the country will join the crew for that shooting schedule. Commencing the shoot of Bachchan Pandey movie with Heropanti 2, Sajid is the first two films from Nadiadwala Productions and the filmmaker has roped in a special team including doctors from Mumbai to ensure that covid is meticulously guarded against all protocols Is being followed.
The film’s team will go through an Extensive Workshop under a government-issued SOP to create a ‘no-contact set’. All cast and crew members will undergo a mandatory Covid test by the end of December, and the crew will be quarantined three days before the shooting. The two doctors will fly from Mumbai to Jaisalmer with the crew and will be stationed at the shooting spot. A special medical room will be built in Jaisalmer and each location will be sanitized a day before the shoot. ”, Shared the hymn.
The source further added, “Akshay is looking for another interesting script. Prosthetics will be used in their get-up, a glimpse of which was seen in the last poster that appeared in January 2020. The film will feature an interesting cast and several acclaimed actors are expected to join in a few days. Also, another actress will be a part of this film and the producers are considering two-three names; Dates are being worked on. “