Mumbai, June 21, 2021: Akshay Kumar has announced one of his ongoing films last year, titled Raksha Bandhan. The Anand L Rai's directorial revolves around the emotional bond between brother and sisters. Nearly two weeks ago, Bhumi Pednekar was announced to play the female lead in the film.
Now, the girls, who will play the roles of Akshay Kumar's sisters in the film have also been revealed. Shikara actress Sadia Khateeb along with web series, Whos Your Daddy fame Deepika Khanna, Smrithi Srikanth, and Sahejmeen Kaur have been cast to play AK's sisters in the film.
The shooting is reportadly underway in Mumbai and will be finished within a couple of months. It marks the second collaboration of Akshay with the director Aanand L Rai, after 'Atrangi Re'.
Raksha Bandhan is produced by Colour Yellow Productions in association with the Cape Of Good Films and Zee Studios. The movie was originally announced to be released worldwide on November 5 this year. However, due to the covid-19 pandemic that release date is looking far from reality.