Parineeti Chopra to romance Akshay Kumar in ‘Battle of Saragarhi’

Parineeti Chopra will be paired opposite Akshay Kumar in a film based on ‘Battle of Saragarhi’. If the two actors signed on the dotted lined then this would be Parineeti and Akshay’s first film together.

The 28-year-old actress 'really liked the script' and she will be seen playing a 'strong character' in the upcoming film. "Parineeti plays a strong character and has really liked the script. The makers have started prep. Huge sets of the Saragarhi and Gulistan forts, as well as a village, will be erected in Wai, a town in Satara district," Mumbai Mirror quoted the source as saying.

The film will be jointly produced by Karan Johar and superstar Salman Khan and is expected to go on the floors in January.

"The actors will be provided with a lot of material for their parts and will start full-time prep close to the shooting date. The film is set to tentatively go on the floors in January next year," Mumbai Mirror quoted the source as saying.

Salman Khan, Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar delighted everyone by sharing the news of their collaboration in January.

On the work front, Parineeti Chopra is currently busy promoting her upcoming film ‘Golmaal Again’. She will soon start shooting for Vipul Shah's ‘Namaste Canada’ with Arjun Kapoor.