Akshay Kumar finalised opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan in Karan Johar’s next

We had told you earlier that Kareena Kapoor Khan has signed Karan Johar’s next, to be directed by Raj Mehta. The film revolves around two couples, one older than the other, and is an interesting take on marriage.

Confirming Akshay Kumar opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan, a source told a leading daily, “The makers have roped in Akshay Kumar to play the male lead. The story is about two couples and they were looking for a senior actor opposite Bebo. Akshay was their first choice and he loved the script. He discussed the film with Karan, and the modalities were worked out immediately.”

This untitled film film be Kapoor Khan and Kumar’s reunion after nine years of the release of their last outing together, Kambakkht Ishq. “When Karan told Bebo they were casting Akshay opposite her, she was extremely happy. Both of them have been great friends and their reunion on screen was only a matter of time,” said the source.

Adding details about when filming will start for these two stars, the source revealed, “Filming begins in November, after Akshay wraps up work on Housefull 4. Bebo also wanted a few months break in between to spend some time with her son Taimur. So, the team has worked out everything already.”

We can’t contain our excitement now!

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