Actor Akshay Kumar and Director-Producer Anand L. Rai has done three films. Those 3 films are ‘Atrangi Ray’, ‘Raksha Bandhan’ and an untitled film. Confirming this, close associates of Akshay Kumar said that the deal is worth 127 crores. Since last year, there were reports in the trade corridor that Akshay Kumar has received 120 crores for ‘Atrangi Ray’ alone. But its true that Akshay’s Kumar Anand L. Three films have been signed with Rai. In this two films are being directed by Anand himself, and the third will be directed by someone else. Details of his third film will be released in the coming months.
8 crore set for shooting of Song of Atrangi Ray
Sources also announced that Akshay Kumar will start shooting for the film ‘Raksha Bandhan’ after one and a half months and from March 15, he is joining the next schedule of ‘Atrangi Re’. Actually, the song sequence of the film will start from March 15 and for this 8 crore set is being made in Film City. The song is choreographed by Ganesh Acharya. In addition to Sara Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar, 100 junior dancers will also be seen. Also, he told that till March 2, he is busy with the shoot of ‘Bachchan Pandey’.
The shooting of Atrangi Ray in Chakia (Chandauli)
Sources said that the film ‘Atrangi Ray’ was shot in Chakia (Chandauli), 45 km from Banaras. The shooting has been completed by refurbishing a deserted mansion. People on the set said that apart from ‘Atrangi Re’, Hindi films were shot there 60 years ago. The story of this film is in the backdrop of Bihar. The film travels through South India through Bihar. Although the sequels of Bihar have been filmed in UP itself. Most shoots have taken place especially in the vicinity of Banaras.