This is Akshay’s Raksha Bandhan vs Aamir’s Lal Singh Satta this August
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is one of the busiest actors in Hindi cinema. The actor had two films this year – ‘Bachchan Pandey’ and
‘Samrat Prithviraj’. Now, he is all set to star in Anand L Roy’s ‘Raksha Bandhan’.
On Thursday, Akshay took to Instagram, where he shared the film’s motion teaser. It also gave an overview of a song featured in the film. With Motion Teaser he wrote, “I bring to you all the story of Pure Bond reminiscent of yours! A # Rakshabandhan is set to release in theaters on August 11, 2022.”
However, it is noteworthy that ‘Raksha Bandhan’ and Aamir Khan-Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ‘Lal Singh Satta’ will clash and the film will hit theaters on the same day. ‘Lal Singh Satta’ is set to release in April 2022, however, the producers decided to postpone the film to avoid a clash with ‘KGF: Episode 2’ starring Yash.
It will be interesting to see how both films charge in the ticket window.
Speaking of ‘Raksha Bandhan’, the film stars Akshay Kumar and Bhoomi Bednekar in the lead roles. The recurring cast includes Abhinay Raj SinghKumar’s sisters are Sahejmeen Kaur, Deepika Khanna, Sadia Gadeep and Smriti Srikanth.
The film was originally scheduled to release in theaters across the world on November 5, 2021 ahead of Diwali, but was delayed due to the Govt epidemic.
On the other hand, ‘Lal Singh Satta’, produced by Aamir Khan Productions, Kiran Rao and Viacom 18 Studios, also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Mona Singh and Saitanya Akkineni. It is a remake of the critically acclaimed Tom Hong’s ‘Forest Gump’.
Advait Chandan, who directed the 2017 Aamir Khan-Kiran Rao-produced ‘Secret Superstar’ both commercially and critically, will be directing ‘Lal Singh Satta’.