There were reports a few days back that actor Rana Daggubati has stepped out of the Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India due to date and health issues. Now as per the latest update, the makers have finalized actor Sharad Kelkar in his place.
Sharad Kelkar is getting highly appreciated for his portrayal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the freshly released film Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.
Confirming the news the actor said that the film has a lot of action and Rana might not be able to join it for a couple of months due to his health issues. The actor added that director Abhishek Dudhaiya and he know each other from their struggling days.
Sharad Kelkar had worked with Ajay Devgn in 2017 released Baadshaho (2017) and before that in the 2008 TV show Rock-N-Roll family, as host and judge respectively.
Talking about the film Sharad revealed that he will be playing an army officer in the film. The actor also said that as a child he always dreamed of joining the army. He is happy that he will now get to wear the uniform. Kelkar begins shoot for the film in a week.
Meanwhile, Bhuj has been expected to release on Independence Day 2020. The Abhishek Dudhaiya directorial also features Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Ammy Virk in pivotal roles.