New Delhi: ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’ actor Ayushman Khurana is set to shoot for his upcoming ‘An Action Hero’ in London.
Filming for “An Action Hero” will take place in London as well as Mumbai later this month, producers announced on Tuesday. This will be Ayushman’s first film shoot in London. It is also said that Patal Lok fame Jaideep Ahlawat will be seen as a villain.
The announcement of the launch of the project was first made in October last year. Ayushman took to his Instagram to share an animated teaser for the film. He added a caption, “Dikkat Bas Ek Hi Hai, Mujhe Ladne Ki Acting Aati Hai, Ladna Nahin Super excited for a breakthrough collaboration ONCE AGAIN with @Aanandlrai and #BhushanKumar! This one is special! #HeroAction. Directed by – @iyer.anirudh. Written by – @neeraj.yadav911 & #AnirudhIyer.”
The film’s narrative revolves around an actor who is forced to become a real-life action hero and is loaded with a quirky satirical sense of humor.
The film is directed by Anirudh Iyer and will mark his directorial debut. It will see T-Series, Anand L Rai’s Color Yellow Productions banner and Kishan Kumar join as producers.
Speaking about the film, Bhushan Kumar, President and Director of T-Series, said, “An action hero has an original and fresh story and who better than Ayushmann Khurrana could fit the role. We are delighted to begin filming in London and cannot contain our excitement for audiences to witness this entertainment from the stable of Anand L Rai.
Anand L Rai added to that excitement by saying, “We are thrilled that An Action Hero is finally hitting the floors and seeing Ayushmann bring the character to life. The movie is going to be an entertaining story out of the box.