Bell Bottom: Lara Dutta to play Indira Gandhi’s role in Akshay Kumar & Vani Kapoor starrer

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta will be re-united for a film titled 'Bell Bottom'.

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta will be re-united for a film titled ‘Bell Bottom’.  For the unversed, both Akshay Kumar and Lara Dutta had earlier worked together in various projects. They were last seen together in Sing in Bling, which released in 2015.

If anything to go by a report published on Pinkvilla, Lara Dutta will be seen playing India’s Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in Bell Bottom. The entire cast of the film are all set to kickstart the shoot of the film as the producers of the have already taken permission from the UK Government.

The announcement of the nation-wide lockdown had brought the film and TV industry into standstill. It has been a few days the shoot of TV shows began. Now, Akshay Kumar along with the entire cast of Bell Bottom will soon jet off to London to flag off their first schedule for the action flick.

A source was quoted as saying to Pinkvilla, “The film is set in the ’80s with Akshay playing a special agent who helps solve one of the biggest conspiracies that shook the country. But there are three leading ladies in the film. Vaani Kapoor plays Akshay’s wife and romantic interest in the film, whereas there’s a special character that Lara Dutta will be seen essaying.”

“Lara will play the role of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and has an extremely pivotal part to play in the entire narrative. The film is set in the times when Indira led the country and the makers wanted a good performer to step in for the role and they thought of Lara,” the source added.

If everything falls into place, Bell Bottom will be released in April next year. “They needed a different set up to shoot the film and the producers have taken proper permission from the UK Government for shoot. The entire cast, including Vaani Kapoor, Huma Qureshi and Lara Dutta along with Akshay, Jackky Bhagnani (the producer) and Ranjit Tiwari (director) are expected to fly sometime in the next few weeks,” the source concluded.

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