Ahead of Mission Mangal vs Batla House clash, Akshay Kumar poses with Desi Boyz co-star John Abraham
Desi Boyz co-stars Akshay Kumar and John Abraham are seen frolicking in a new picture. Batla House director Nikkhil Advani also wishes Mission Mangal team.
But the lead actors, who have been promoting their films, have been painting the town red with their latest picture, where Akshay is seen piggybacking on John. The two actors had shared the screen in 2011 rom-com Desi Boyz.
In the pictures, the actors are seen twinning in black t-shirts. Both of them shared the viral picture on Twitter, quoting the title track from their hit movie.
Check out Akshay and John's tweets here
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 9, 2019
Nikkhil Advani, the director on Batla House, has also wished the Mission Mangal team on Twitter, writing that he wishes the film "soars" at the box office. Here's Nikkhil's tweet
All the best @akshaykumar @vidya_balan @sonakshisinha @taapsee #Balki and #jaganshakti May you guys soar at the box office. #MissionMangal https://t.co/GrxfkjVq4o — Nikkhil Advani (@nikkhiladvani) August 10, 2019
Recently, the Bombay High Court refused to grant a stay on the release of Mission Mangal, reports Mumbai Mirror. The stay was sought by Radha Bharadwaj, a US-based filmmaker who had accused the makers of copyright infringement and violation of confidentiality. She filed the lawsuit back in November 2018, seeking to halt the production and release of the film.
The Jagan Shakti directorial is a retelling of India's first-ever mission to Mars. The film also stars Taapsee Pannu, Vidya Balan, Sonakshi Sinha, Nithya Menen, Sharman Joshi ,and Kirti Kulhari. The film is produced by Kumar's production house Cape of Good Films, and Fox Star Studios. R Balki, who directed Kumar in Padman, is also a producer on Mission Mangal.
On the other hand, Batla House is based on a real-life incident about the Delhi spot where a shootout took place in 2008. Known for appearing in patriotic dramas like Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran, Satyameva Jayate, and his last release Romeo Akbar Walter, John will once again dabble in the genre with Batla House by essaying officer Sanjay Kumar Yadav, who led the encounter.
Batla House is the second collaboration of Nikkhil Advani and John Abraham after Salaam-E-Ishq. The film also stars Mrunal Thakur, Prakash Raj, and Ravi Kishan in pivotal roles.
Better known by her first name, Shashikala Jawalkar starred in over a hundred films in her career spanning around six decades.
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