There were reports that the Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar will be staring in the remake of Telugu blockbuster Bhagaamathie titled Durgavati. While initially, the makers denied the reports of the film being made, however later Akshay Kumar himself confirmed the news on her Instagram by sharing a picture.
The original film starred Anushka Shetty and was an out-and-out horror film. Now according to the reports Bhumi Pednekar will be staring in the lead role. As per the latest update, Bhumi Pednekar will start shooting for the film on January 14, 2020.
Bhumi had four releases last year and she will commence 2020 with Durgavati in Madhya Pradesh. The film will be shooting in real locations including some of the tourist spots like Moti Mahal, Sadar Manzil, and a few municipal schools nearby.
The story of the film revolves around Bhumi’s character who is an IAS officer who gets trapped in a haunted house while being interrogated in a corruption case involving a politician.
Bhumi has already started working with the director Ashok G, while the film will go on floor next month.