Sara to Romance Both Akshay, Dhanush in ‘Atrangi Re’?
The film releases on 14 February 2021.
Atrangi Re will be Sara Ali Khan’s second film after Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj Kal which released on 14 February 2021. Atrangi Re is expected to release on Valentine’s Day 2021. Mumbai Mirror reported that in the film, she will be seen in a double-role, romancing Akshay Kumar and Dhanush in different eras.
The cross-cultural love-story will unfold in Madurai and Bihar in different eras. The two stories will take place in two parts of the country in different decades.
Earlier, Sara had taken to Instagram to announce the project directed by Aanand L Rai. Sharing a few candid pictures of the star cast, she wrote, “I can’t believe my luck. My next film: ATRANGI RE. Blessed to be working with @aanandlrai sir in an @arrahman musical. And so thankful to have @akshaykumar sir join hands with the extremely talented and incredibly humble @dhanushkraja and myself. Presented by @itsbhushankumar's @TSeries, @cypplofficial & #capeofgoodfilms. And written by Himanshu Sharma Sir. CANNOT WAIT TO START. And cannot wait to come again, on Valentine’s Day️ 14th February 2021‼️”
The film will be a musical, written by Himanshu Sharma who has previously written Zero, Ranjhanaa, Tanu Weds Manu Returns and more. Dhanush and Aanand L Rai have worked together earlier in Raanjhanaa.
According to a report, Akshay said, “I am thrilled to be working with Aanand L Rai, as I have always admired the way he has showcased his stories. When he narrated the film to me, I said ‘yes’ within 10 minutes. It is a challenging character to play, but at the same time, it is such a special role that my heart just couldn’t say ‘no’ to it. I will remember it for the rest of my life.”
(With inputs from Mumbai Mirror)
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