Actor Bhumi Pednekar has joined the cast of the upcoming film Raksha Bandhan directed by Aanand L Rai. The film is written by Himanshu Sharma. The film's lead actor, Akshay Kumar shared the news on social media with a picture of himself with Bhumi and Aanand.
"When you are happy, it shows. And indeed, we are...to have Bhumi Pednekar onboard #RakshaBandhan," he wrote in the caption.
Bhumi also shared the picture on her Instagram and wrote that she is 'supremely excited' for the opportunity. "A very special film & a very special reunion. Am supremely excited to be collaborating again with two of my favourite creative powerhouses & humans. Am full of gratitude to be a part of this special, heart-touching story," the caption read.
Raksha Bandhan is the third time Akshay and Bhumi have worked together after Durgamati and Toilet: Ek Prem Katha. Aanand L Rai and Bhumi have also collaborated earlier for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan.
Announcing the movie in August, Akshay had shared a poster of the film and dedicated it to his sister Alka, and the bond between siblings.
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