Akshay Kumar starts shooting for 'Singh Is Bling'

Apr 03, 2015, 13:10 IST | A correspondent

Akshay Kumar has started shooting for Prabhu Dheva's action-comedy 'Singh Is Bling' in Patiala on Friday. The Khiladi tweeted a picture of him holding the film's clapboard. Coincidentally, the film's shooting kicks off on the same day as director Prabhu Dheva's birthday

Akshay Kumar has started shooting for Prabhu Dheva's action-comedy 'Singh Is Bling' in Patiala on Friday. The Khiladi tweeted a picture of him holding the film's clapboard.

Akshay Kumar starts shooting for 'Singh Is Bling'Akshay Kumar holding the clapboard of 'Singh Is Bling'. Picture courtesy: Akshay Kumar's Twitter account @akshaykumar

Akshay Kumar shared the above image on Twitter and wrote, "In Patiala, started the day with Waheguru's blessings at the Gurudwara and now it's time for day 1 of #SinghIsBliing!"

Coincidentally, the film's shooting kicks off on the same day as director Prabhu Dheva's birthday.

Prabhu Dheva also shared pictures from the sets of 'Singh Is Bling'. Check them out below:

While sharing this picture, Prabhu Dheva wrote, "Just landed in Punjab with my producer @AshviniYardi to a huge Punjabi family welcome #SinghIsBliing"
While sharing this picture, Prabhu Dheva wrote, "Just landed in Punjab with my producer @AshviniYardi to a huge Punjabi family welcome #SinghIsBliing". Picture courtesy: Prabhu Dheva's Twitter account @PDdancing

Prabhu Dheva captioned this photo, "With amazing dancers of Punjab for #singhisbliing rehearsal". Picture courtesy: Prabhu Dheva's Twitter account
Prabhu Dheva captioned this photo, "With amazing dancers of Punjab for #singhisbliing rehearsal". Picture courtesy: Prabhu Dheva's Twitter account @PDdancing

Prabhu Dheva captioned this picture, "Dancing to punjabi tunes with the amazing dancers! #SinghIsBliing". Picture courtesy: Prabhu Dheva's Twitter account
Prabhu Dheva captioned this picture, "Dancing to punjabi tunes with the amazing dancers! #SinghIsBliing". Picture courtesy: Prabhu Dheva's Twitter account @PDdancing

The film also stars 'I' actress Amy Jackson, who is all set to make a comeback in Bollywood after three years. The 23-year-old British model made her Bollywood debut in 2012 film 'Ekk Deewana Tha'.

Apart from Amy Jackson, 'Singh is Bling' will also see Lara Dutta in a new avatar. This film will mark Lara's eighth outing with Akshay after debut film 'Andaaz', followed by 'Aan: Men at Work', 'Insan', 'Dosti: Friends Forever', 'Bhagam Bhag', 'Blue' and 'Housefull'. Lara was last seen in Bejoy Nambiar's action-thriller 'David'.

Besides 'Singh Is Bling', Akshay Kumar has 'Gabbar Is Back', 'Brothers' and 'Airlift' lined up for release.

Co-produced by Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi, under Grazing Goat Pictures, 'Singh Is Bling' is slated to release on October 2, 2015.

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