Hilarious! Akshay turns blonde to wish Riteish for ‘Banjo’


Riteish Deshmukh plays a street musician in the just released ‘Banjo’. In the movie, the actor dons a never-seen-before avatar sporting long tresses. His look has been very much appreciated by his fans as well as the film fraternity.

So, Akshay Kumar, who is known for his great sense of humour, decided to wish his ‘Housefull’ co-star in his own ‘Banjo’ style. The ‘Khiladi’ Kumar posted a picture of him and Riteish in which the duo are seen with long hair. The hilarious picture has Akshay sporting a blonde wig, while Riteish has turned a brunette. Their look is akin to that of Riteish’s character in ‘Banjo’.

Sharing the image on Twitter, Akshay wrote, “Just when you thought your look had become soooo cool @Riteishd, I dig up this beauty ????All the best for #Banjo buddy!!!”

‘Banjo’ released in theatres yesterday (Sept. 23) to mixed reviews. The movie is the Bollywood directorial debut of National Award winning Marathi director Ravi Jhadav. The movie also stars Nargis Fakhri as an aspiring musician from America who comes to Mumbai in search of a talented banjo band.

On the work front, Akshay is working for ‘Jolly LLB 2’, the sequel of 2013 National Award winning courtroom comedy drama ‘Jolly LLB’ that starred Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. The film is being directed by Subhash Kapoor and also stars Anu Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla. It is scheduled to hit screens on February 10 next year.

He will also be seen as the main antagonist in superstar Rajinikanth starrer ‘2.0’, sequel of 2010 sci-fi ‘Enthiran’.