Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan start shooting for Atrangi Re.

Atrangi Re: Akshay Kumar joins Sara Ali Khan, shares first pic from sets

Akshay Kumar has joined Sara Ali Khan on the units of Aanand L Rai’s Atrangi Re. The movie additionally stars Dhanush in a pivotal position.

Sharing the happiness he feels as he returns to the units after the lengthy break resulting from Covid-19 pandemic, Akshay wrote, “The joy brought by those three magic words is unmatched : Lights, Camera, Action. Begun shooting for #AtrangiRe by @aanandlrai. Need all your love and best wishes. An @arrahman musical. Written by: #HimanshuSharma. #SaraAliKhan @dhanushkraja @TSeries @cypplOfficial.”

Sara additionally shared the identical picture and wrote, “AtrangiRe becomes more Rangeen! @akshaykumar so privileged, excited and thankful to be working with you!”


The movie, introduced earlier this yr, went on flooring in Varanasi in March, however the shoot was halted when the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown was introduced. Sara had earlier resumed the shoot, calling it a “stange” expertise amid Covid-19 precautions. The crew lastly restarted manufacturing in October with its second taking pictures schedule happening in Madurai.

Talking about resuming shoot, Sara mentioned, “I was shooting for the second schedule of Atrangi Re. I’m now sitting in a room where people are wearing masks, suits and gloves. It’s a little strange. It was the same on set, with my director in a mask and gloves. It was different. But the passion and excitement with which everybody in the film fraternity comes to set with has not changed. The enthusiasm which binds us all is still there. So it really felt like I never left,” the 25-year-old actor informed PTI.

This is the primary time that Sara, Akshay and Aanand are collaborating. He has earlier made films corresponding to Tanu Weds Manu collection and Raanjhanaa. “He is truly someone I can turn to for any kind of help. This year has been extremely hard for everyone. He has been there for me as a rock. On March 19, I was in Banaras shooting with him and returned to Mumbai the next day. Every third day during the lockdown, I’d tell him please take me back, I want to start shooting. Working with him has been a spectacular experience. I cannot wait to start our third schedule, hopefully very soon,” she added.