It is Akshay Kumar's upcoming film titled 'Kesari' a film based on the Battle of Saragarhi is months away from release and the makers have now released the first look of the actor and his leading lady, Parineeti Chopra. Akshay is a proud soldier as he wears a heavy turban in one shot while he is sharing the frame with Parineeti in a more homely surrounding in another photo. His dense beard and large turban gives a traditional touch to his character. Sharing his pic Akki wrote, "And it's a wrap for #Kesari...a film which swells up my chest with immense pride. See you in cinemas on 21st March 2019." This way giving away the deets of the film's release date with a lot of enthusiasm.
Even in several interviews, Akshay stated that the film is close to his heart and speaking about it he said, "I've started shooting for my film Kesari, where I'm in the heaviest turban and beard I've ever had to wear. So I shaved my head to make my life a little easier. I'm known for hating wigs, prosthetics and so on, and Kesari is quite demanding. It's probably my favourite look, though it’s taxing to fight and sweat in this avatar. But I wouldn’t change it for the world."
Helmed by Anurag Singh, Kesari will hit theatres on Holi 2019.