Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar who is also popularly known as the 'Khiladi Kumar' of the industry, is also popular as Happy Singh, a character that he played in the movie Singh Is Kinng. But now it seems as if another character is going to take his title forward as Akshay's fans will not be able to see him in the franchise anymore.
As per reports, Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is the choice of the makers for the film's sequel as Khiladi Kumar is not on talking terms with the makers. The new franchise of the film will be titled as Sher Singh but Ranveer Singh has set down a special condition for acting in the film.
According to reports by a leading daily DNA, Ranveer Singh is on talking terms with the actor and that is the reason he first wants to seek a permission from him and only after he says a yes, he will act in the film. A source close to Ranveer told the portal, "Ranveer likes the idea of Sher Singh, but for him to actually do it he first needs to get an all-okay from Akshay."
Talking about Ranveer, the director of the film Anees Bazmee told the portal, "Singh Is Kinng was a cult film, which enthralled audiences to the core, not only because of its brilliant script but also the fantastic portrayal of Happy Singh by Akshay Kumar. Audiences would have a lot of expectations from the sequel. I am sure the team would leave no stone unturned to match or surpass the benchmark. I wish them success. I sincerely think Akshay playing Singh's character would do justice, but Ranveer is a fine performer. He has to go deep to play Happy Singh's character. Anyway, they have my blessings. May the audience accept Ranveer as wholeheartedly as they accepted Akshay."
On the work front, Ranveer will next be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Padmavati', that also starrs Deepika Padukone and Shahid Kapoor in pivotal roles. Akshay, on the other hand, will be seen in 2.0 with Rajinikanth and Padman.