Bell Bottom (2021 film)
Bell Bottom is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language spy thriller film directed by Ranjit M Tewari. The film is written by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Sheikh, with production by Pooja Entertainment and Emmay Entertainment. It stars Akshay Kumar as the lead character, with Vaani Kapoor, Lara Dutta and Huma Qureshi in other prominent roles. Principal photography began on 20 August 2020.
|Directed by||Ranjit M Tewari|
|Produced by||Vashu Bhagnani|
|Written by||Aseem Arrora|
The film was officially announced on 10 November 2019. Bell Bottom is based on true events and the story is set during the 1980s about some unforgettable heroes of the era. Vaani Kapoor agreed to play the female lead opposite Akshay Kumar, and it is her first non-Yash Raj Films production film. The first schedule began on 20 August 2020 in Glasgow and shoot wrapped up in just 41 days on 30 September 2020.
Bell Bottom was firstly slated to release on 22 January 2021, before it was deferred to 2 April 2021. The release was further pushed ahead due to a major delay of Akshay Kumar's another film Sooryavanshi that was finally rescheduled to release on 2 April after much postponement owing to COVID-19 pandemic in India. In January 2021, there were various rumours that the film might directly stream online on Amazon Prime Video instead of releasing in theatres. However by refuting the reports, the makers in February 2021 announced 28 May 2021 as new release date.
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