Atrangi Re Muharaat and Star Cast (Photo Credit: Instagram)
"Atrangi Re", starring Dhanush, Sara Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar, went on floors today, March 05 and is slated to hit the theatres next year on Valentine's Day weekend, the makers announced on Thursday. Atragi Re will be Sara Ali Khan secound Valentine's day release after Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal.Â
Production on the film, directed by Aanand L Rai, is underway. It is a joint production by Rai's Colour Yellow Productions, T-Series and Cape Of Good Films.
"The beginning of a new journey! @AanandLRai's directorial #AtrangiRe starringÂ
@AkshayKumar, @DhanushKRaja & #SaraAliKhan goes on floors today!Â
"Presented by @itsbhushankumar's @Tseries @cypplofficial & #CapeOfGoodFilms, the film is written by #HimanshuSharma & an @arrahman musical.
The film will be releasing on Valentine's Weekend," the tweet shared on official T-Series account read.
The film, which reunites Dhanush and Aanand after their 2013 critical hit "Raanjhanaa", will feature Akshay in a "special role". Sara is playing the female lead in the movie and will be seen in a double ole. Reports suggest Sara's character will romanceÂ Akshay and Dhanush's characters in two different eras. Reportedly, Saraâs character will be from Bihar and Dhanush may be from the South and the two will be romantically involved in a cross-cultural story.
There are speculations that Akshayâs role may be a cameo, but Aanand refuted all such claims, insisting that Akshay plays a ''very special character who is important to the narrative''.
"Atrangi Re" has been written by National Award winner Himanshu Sharma, who last worked with Rai on "Zero" (2018). Oscar winner AR Rahman will be scoring the music.Â
Akshay Kuamr' first relaese of the year happens with Rohit Shetty's Sooryavanshi. Movie promotions will star soon. Sara meanwhile, wrapped up the shoot of Coolie No 1 remake.Â