Mumbai: After working with Bollywood stars like Ajay Devgn, Shah Rukh Khan and Ranveer Singh, for the first time ever, Rohit Shetty is all set to team up with Akshay Kumar.
Currently the star director is busy working on Simmba starring Ranveer. It is said that while the filmmaker is focusing on his current venture, at the same time he is excited to announce his next starring Akshay.
As per news sources, while Akki is confirmed, the team is on a hunt for the film’s leading lady. Post the casting, the film’s team will make an announcement of the project.
Though this will be the first collaboration between Akshay and Rohit, the duo have earlier worked together in 1994. Back then the two shot for Suhaag, where Akshay was the actor along with Ajay, and Rohit was the assistant director. At the time, Rohit also added up as Akki’s duplicate and did long shots posing as Akshay!