In what can be deemed as a surprise to his fans, Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to announce his next collaboration with filmmaker Neeraj Pandey. Titled Crack, the film is set to release during the Independence Day weekend next year.
This is the third time Akshay will be taking over the coveted Independence Day weekend with Brothers in 2015 and Rustom in 2016. Also, this is the fourth time that Akshay Kumar is collaborating with Pandey for a film. Earlier, the filmmaker had directed Akshay in Special 26 and Baby and produced the star's latest release -- Rustom.
Announcing the news on Twitter, Akshay posted:
Friends, I'm happy to share with you that after Special 26 and Baby, in 2017, I'm collaborating with Neeraj Pandey once again!— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 15, 2016
This time,we come together for 'CRACK' - A Neeraj Pandey film. Releases Independence Day weekend 2017.Need your love pic.twitter.com/YcOeNkl38j— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) August 15, 2016
This is a big news for the industry considering that all big festive weekends are associated with Bollywood superstars; Salman Khan has claimed the Eid spot, Shah Rukh Khan has pinned down the Diwali slot and Aamir Khan called dibs on Christmas.
The wait starts!