Kareena to play Akshay’s wife in ‘Gabbar’

Kareena Kapoor has bagged another meaty role. Apart from grooving in a sizzling item number in ‘Gabbar’, Kareena Kapoor will be seen in a pivotal role of Akshay’s wife in the forthcoming film, ‘Gabbar’. In 2004 thriller ‘Aitraaz’, the couple has played the role of a couple and now they are again signed to play husband and wife. Kareena has just start shooting for the film.

A source close to the film said, "Bebo (Kareena Kapoor) plays Akshay's wife in the film. She is killed before the film begins. So Akshay keeps remembering her in flashbacks. The role is like that of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in Aditya Chopra's "Mohabbatein". The film's leading lady played a kind of spirit that ran across the film. Likewise in Gabbar."

Kareena's friend was quoted as saying, "Bebo and Akshay share a fabulous rapport. She agreed to do so again because her character propels the story forward."

Kareena will also appear in an item song in the Hindi remake of Tamil hit, ‘Ramana’.

‘Gabbar’, produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and directed by Krish, is slated to release on January 23rd, 2015. The film also stars Shruti Hassan.

In the past, Kareena and Akshay were paired in movies like ‘Tashan’ and ‘Kambakkht Ishq’.

Their on-screen chemistry is always likes by the audience and it is hoped that in ‘Gabbar’ too, the audience would like them as a couple.