Akshay Kumar to romance Huma Qureshi in ‘Jolly LLB 2’

For the first time Akshay Kumar will be paired opposite beautiful Huma Qureshi in ‘Jolly LLB 2’, the sequel to ‘Jolly LLB 2. Akshay replaces Arshad Warsi in the sequel. Akki read the script and he gave nod to the project. Huma Qureshi recently passed the look test and confirmed for the female lead.

A source close to the film was quoted as telling the tabloid, "Akshay really liked the script and Huma came on board a fortnight ago after she cleared a look test."

There is a strong buzz that Paresh Rawal may step into Boman Irani's shoes. According to a report, the sequel will have an altogether new casts.

From the original, Saurabh Shukla and Arshad Warsi will make special appearances in the Akshay-Huma starrer. In the first instalment, Saurabh and Arshad had essayed the roles of a judge and a lawyer, respectively.

To be helmed by Subhash Kapoor, Jolly LLB 2 is set to go on floors on August 15. The sequel will be shot is Lucknow, Varanasi and wrapped up in Kashmir.

Meanwhile, Akshay told, "'Jolly LLB 2' is a nice script and I quite liked it. I really liked the directors' (Subhash Kapoor) work and I have never played a lawyer's role ever. It is something that I am going to enjoy."

 The courtroom comedy drama film is scheduled to release in 2017.