Superstar Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi are collaborating for comic caper Selfiee, helmed by Raj Mehta and bankrolled by Karan Johar.
Filmmaker and producer Karan Johar took to his social media and dropped a video post, confirming the movie. He captioned it, “Presenting #Selfiee starring two absolutely smashing actors – Akshay Kumar & Emraan Hashmi and directed by Raj Mehta. Hop into the frame and pose because shooting begins [email protected] @therealemraan @apoorva1972 @therealprithvi @supriyamenonprithviraj @iamlistinstephen @raj_a_mehta @rishiwrites @dharmamovies #CapeOfGoodFilms @prithvirajproductions @magicframes2011 @anshul300 @desimusicfactory @disneyplushotstar”
In the teaser, Akshay Kumar is seen playing the banjo, dressed in a proper three-piece suit standing at a bus depot. Emraan Hashmi makes his arrival on a bike, the duo breaks into a dance routine and ends up taking a selfie.
The shot for the film has already begun, it is a Bollywood remake of Malayalam hit ‘Driving License’ titled ‘Selfiee’. The film also stars Prithviraj Sukumaran.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Akshay was last seen in filmmaker Atrangi Re, and has a slew of releases. Movies such as Prithiviraj, Bachchan Pandey, Raksha Bandhan, Ram Setu, OMG 2 – Oh My God! 2, Mission Cinderella, and Gorkha.
Emraan, on the other hand, will be seen in Alia Bhatt’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ and Salman Khan’s ‘Tiger 3’.