'Durgavati': Akshay Kumar talks about how Bhumi Pednekar was cornered for the role

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar and producer Bhushan Kumar have recently joined to present their next movie ' Durgavati ' presenting Bhumi Pednekar in a lead role The film is directed by Ashok G.

Recently, during an interaction with media Akshay revealed how he thought to rope in Bhumi Pednekar for the role. He said that he could have requested anybody else also. He thought it was an IPS female role and she would fit the bill very well and he just wanted a girl next door kind of an image, very simple straight. So, he went and requested her and she agreed.

Furthermore, when asked if 'Durgavati' is his first Hindi film that he is presenting, Khiladi Kumar mentioned no, he has done many films. he has made two Marathi films, Punjabi also. 'Durgavati' will be his second Hindi film where he is not acting. The first one was 'Fugly' which starred Kiara Advani on that.nThe creators of the movie recently made an official announcement about Instagram and said it is scheduled to go on sale in January 2020.