Earlier we reported that Akshay Kumar has signed a new film with director Ranjit Tiwari and that the team will start working on the untitled project in August. It will be a Hindi adaptation of the Tamil film Ratsasan, which was released in 2018.
In the critically acclaimed psycho investigative thriller, Akshay will take on the role of Vishnu Vishal. Rakul Preet Singh will be joining him as the female lead. The film will be shot using the same bio-bubble methods as were used on Bell Bottom.
Now, the latest update states that Akshay Kumar left for England to start filming for the remake which is tentatively titled ‘Mission Cinderella’. The report also states that director Ranjit Tiwari and team already reached the location earlier this month.
Ratsasan is a Tamil film, the story of the film revolves around a filmmaker who becomes a police officer following his father’s death and investigates the murder of schoolgirls. The original, directed by Ram Kumar and starring Amala Paul, was a surprise hit that astonished everyone in the industry. Later, the film was remade in Telugu as Rakshasudu, starring Bellamkonda Sreenivas. Its Hindi remake is claimed to have been given a different setting to suit North Indian audience’ tastes.