Pankaj Tripathi joins cast of ‘Bachchan Pandey’


Mumbai: Filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala’s upcoming action-comedy ‘Bachchan Pandey’ has now roped in actor Pankaj Tripathi to its star-studded cast.

The action-comedy has the likes of Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Arshad Warsi, and Kriti Sanon on-board already.

Film critic and movie trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter on Monday and confirmed the news.

“BACHCHAN PANDEY… #PankajTripathi joins the cast of #BachchanPandey… Stars #AkshayKumar, #ArshadWarsi, #JacquelineFernandez and #KritiSanon…,” he tweeted.

“Shoot begins Jan 2021 in #Jaisalmer… Directed by #FarhadSamji… Produced by #SajidNadiadwala.”

Directed by Farhad Samji, the film will be reportedly shot in places like Gadisar Lake and Jaisalkot.

Akshay’s eponymous character in the film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ is a gangster who aspires to be an actor, while, Kriti Sanon will essay the role of a journalist, who harbours dreams of becoming a film director.

Arshad Warsi has been roped in to play the role of Bachchan Pandey’s friend.

The action-comedy also marks Nadiadwala’s 10th collaboration with Akshay. (ANI)