India February 12(IM): Move over, Khans. 2019 belongs to Khiladi of Bollywood! With five films lined up, Akshay Kumar is planning to show his versatility this year.
Known for great choice of films in the recent past, the actor has yet again picked an interesting storyline. This time, he has turned a proud soldier who fought the Battle of Saragarhi (1897), in his upcoming period drama Kesari.
Akshay unveiled the new poster of Kesari, in which he can be seen standing all alone in front of 10,000 Afghan soldiers, with a sword in one of his hands.
The Singh Is Kinng actor took to Twitter to share the new poster of his upcoming film. He wrote, ''Unraveling the pages of history to the bravest battle ever fought. #GlimpsesOfKesari from tomorrow, are you ready?''
After the new poster, his fans are on a Kesari-induced high and have taken to social media to share their love for the poster.
It was in October 2017 when Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar joined hands for this ambitious project. Since then, the actor has been sharing his journey on social media.
Akshay Kumar is essaying the role of Havildar Ishar Singh, who led the Sikhs in the Battle of Saragarhi and defended his post against an army of 10,000 Afghan soldiers. Singh even managed to successfully stop two attacks.
Starring Parineeti Chopra opposite Akshay Kumar, Kesari is slated to release on March 21 this year.
On the work front, this year, Akshay Kumar will be seen in Mission Mangal, Good News, Housefull 4 and Sooryavanshi.