Bhumi Pednekar to star in Durgavati, rumoured remake of Bhaagamathie
The film will be directed by G. Ashok and co-presented by Akshay Kumar
Bhumi Pednekar will star in an upcoming ‘scary-thriller’ titled Durgavati, to be presented by Akshay Kumar.
Directed by G. Ashok, the film will go on floors by January. The film is said to be a remake of the Telugu film Bhaagamathie, starring Anushka Shetty.
“I have waited so long to share this one with you. So excited to announce my next film Durgavati. A scary-thriller going on floor mid-January. Thank you Akshay Kumar sir for your constant belief in me. I am so excited for this one,” Bhumi tweeted.
I have waited so long to share this one with you. So excited to announce my next film #DURGAVATI. A scary-thriller going on floor mid-January. Thank you @akshaykumar sir for your constant belief in me. I am so excited for this one @itsBhushanKumar @vikramix. pic.twitter.com/SwPCXVti8z
— bhumi pednekar (@bhumipednekar) November 30, 2019
G. Ashok has directed films like Aakasa Ramanna, Pilla Zamindar and Chitrangada. In 2018, he directed Bhaagamathie, starring Anushka Shetty as an IAS officer trapped inside a haunted house, where she gets possessed by a spirit. The film also starred Jayaram, Unni Mukundan and Murali Sharma in key roles.
Durgavati will be presented by Cape Of Good Films and produced by T-Series and Abundantia Entertainment. Bhumi Pednekar’s upcoming release is Pati Patni Aur Woh.