Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, who is currently basking the glory of his recently released film Gold is all set to star in his upcoming film ‘Kesari’.
The film will be a period drama which will see him essay the role of Havaldar Ishwar Singh.
On the occasion Saragarhi Day, the actor has released the new posters of the film.
On #SaragarhiDay, here’s the first look of #KESARI – our humble tribute to the martyrs of Saragarhi!
“Aaj meri pagdi bhi Kesari…Jo bahega mera woh lahu bhi Kesari… Aur mera jawaab bhi Kesari.” pic.twitter.com/3ATnT55889
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) September 12, 2018
Today we remember the heroes! Circa 1897. 21 SIKHS VS 10000 AFGHANS. THE BRAVEST BATTLE EVER FOUGHT!!! #KESARI …#SaragarhiDay
@akshaykumar @ParineetiChopra @apoorvamehta18 @SinghAnurag79 @iAmAzure @SunirKheterpal #CapeOfGoodFilms @@ZeeStudios_ pic.twitter.com/EaXwGRU4mC
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) September 12, 2018
In the posters, Akshay is seen sporting a saffron turban and beard and posing with the rest of his unit.
Kesari is a joint venture of Karan Johar and Akshay together, the movie speaks about the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi fought between the Sikh soldiers and Pashtun Orakzai.
The film will star Parineeti Chopra as the female lead, playing Akshay’s wife.
Directed by Anurag Singh, the film will release in 2019.