Actor Akshay Kumar, who has taken over Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai from Emraan Hashmi and Ajay Devgn in the sequel, says he is completely relying on director Milan Luthria for the movie, which will see him in a role inspired by Dawood Ibrahim. The actor is gearing up for another busy year this time with four releases - Housefull 2, Rowdy Rathore, Joker and OUATIM 2.
Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai was a hit, thanks to the chemistry between Ajay Devgn and Emraan Hashmi and Akshay hopes to replicate the film's box office performance in the sequel too. "I have to live up to the hype, the brand name, the sequel and the fact that the story has to be even more interesting than the already brilliant story that has been told in 2010," Akshay told PTI.
Akshay Kumar added, "I am extremely excited about this film and I know for a fact that Milan Luthria will do a fantastic job. A great director that he is, what can I say but the fact that my future is in his hands now."
The 44-year-old will be seen in action mode again with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's production Rowdy Rathore, which will see him wearing a moustache after a long time. The film is directed by choreographer-turned-filmmaker Prabhu Deva.