Kesari could not happen with Salman. Karan Johar and I are making it: Akshay Kumar

Salman Khan, who had come on board as a producer for Kesari, backed out later. Akshay Kumar is doing it now with Karan Johar.

bollywood Updated: Dec 23, 2017 15:30 IST
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
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In January, Salman Khan had tweeted about joining hands as a producer with Karan Johar for the film featuring Akshay Kumar.(BeingInTouch app)

Salman Khan, who was on board as a producer for Kesari, may have backed out of the project but Akshay Kumar is all set to start the shooting for the film from January.

The 50-year-old actor, who is currently busy promoting his upcoming film Padman, said Karan Johar is producing Kesari, which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi.

“The film is titled Kesari and it is being made. I will start this film in January. We will be continuously shooting for it after Padman releases.

“Karan Johar and I are making it. It did not happen,” Akshay told reporters here on the sidelines of an event when asked about Salman backing out of the film.

In January, Salman had tweeted about joining hands as a producer with Karan for the film featuring Akshay.

Later there were reports about the 52-year-old actor not being a part of the film anymore.

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First Published: Dec 23, 2017 11:45 IST