Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar team up for ‘Kesari’


There has been news in B-town since long about the films based on Battle of Saragarhi. According to the reports, there are three different films to be made on the same topic. Yes, the filmmakers Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Rajkumar Santoshi are all set to make films on the same topic.

Interestingly, after long speculations, Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Karan Johar have official made the announcement of their upcoming Bollywood film based on the battle of Saragarhi. The film is also officially titled as ‘Kesari’ which will feature Akki in lead.


Akshay Kumar officially announced on Twitter about the film, where he wrote, “A film I’m extremely excited about personally and emotionally… #Kesari releasing Holi 2019.”

Along with him Karan Johar also tweeted

“Extremely excited to see this exceptional and brave story unfold!!! @akshaykumar #KESARI #holi2019.”

The duo also shared a poster of the film on social media.

Well, earlier there was news about Salman Khan co-producing this film. However, latter it was revealed that Salman Khan opted out of the film as his Bollywood friend Ajay Devgn also was doing the film on Saragarhi. Thus now on the poster and the announcement we can’t find any Salman connections to the film.

After this, there were also reports that Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani will be making her debut as a producer for this film.

Directed by Anurag Singh , the film is slated to release in 2019.


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