Southern actress Tamanna Bhatia will be seen opposite Akshay Kumar
in a 'masala' entertainer. Tamanna is making her debut in Bollywood
with Sajid Khan's remake film Himmatwala.
The film will see her essaying the role that Sridevi did in the
original film. Even before her debut Hindi film releases on March
29, Tamanna has been signed for a film by Tips. "We have signed
Tamanna for a film with Akshay Kumar. She is a good and beautiful
actress. We have seen her work down south and feel she would fit
the role," Ramesh Taurani of Tips told PTI.
The film will be directed by writer duo Sajid-Farhad, known for
writing dialogues of Golmaal series, Bol Bachchan
and others. "It will be a 'masala' entertainer film. It will have
comedy, action, romance and all," Taurani said. The shooting for
the film will begin from July this year and it will release next
Before Tamanna, Southern sensation Kajal Agarwal had also done
films like Singham and Special 26, along with
Ajay Devgn and Akshay Kumar.