Arshad Warsi joins Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon in Bachchan Pandey
The team of the Farhad Samji directorial is currently on a recce in Jaisalmer
Actor Arshad Warsi will be seen sharing screen space with superstar Akshay Kumar in the upcoming action comedy, Bachchan Pandey. The film also stars Kriti Sanon. Shooting begins in January on location in Jaisalmer and will continue till March. Arshad plays Akshay's friend in the film.
Directed by Farhad Samji and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, the film stars Akshay as a gangster who aspires to be an actor, while Kriti plays a journalist who wishes to be a director.
Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted that the shoot will continue till March 2021.
A source close to the project said, "The makers were looking for someone who could match Akshay's comic timing and they narrowed down on Arshad who, over the years, has aced this space. It's a first time pairing for the actors."
The team is currently on a recce in Jaisalmer and are planning to shoot at places like the Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot. "Heavy duty action scenes will be shot at real locations, choreographed by stunt teams from across the country," added the source.