Akshay Kumar begins filming for 'Ram Setu', calls it one of his 'most special' movies

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Mumbai, Mar 30 (PTI) Actor Akshay Kumar on Tuesday started shooting for his action-adventure drama 'Ram Setu'.

Kumar, who plays an archaeologist in the film, took to Twitter to share his first look.

The 53-year-old actor said 'Ram Setu' is one of his 'most special' films and he is looking forward to audience's reaction to his performance.

'The journey of making one of the most special films for me begins today. #RamSetu shooting begins! Playing an archaeologist in the film. Would love to hear your thoughts on the look? It always matters to me,' Kumar wrote.

Directed by Abhishek Sharma of 'Parmanu' and 'Tere Bin Laden' fame, 'Ram Setu' is produced by Kumar's Cape of Good Films, Abundantia Entertainment, Lyca Productions and Amazon Prime Video.

The film also stars Jacqueline Fernandez and Nushrratt Bharuccha. Filmmaker Chandraprakash Dwivedi, who has directed Kumar-starrer upcoming period film 'Prithviraj', is attached as a creative producer.

The team had kickstarted the filming of 'Ram Setu' with a mahurat shot in Ayodhya on March 18. The makers are planning to shoot the film across multiple schedules over the next few months.

A major portion of the movie will be shot in Mumbai. PTI JUR SHD SHD