Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starring Kesari rocked the India box-office ringing on its release and now the film is head to Japan for its international release. Actor Akshay Kumar, who played the role of Havildar Ishar Singh, just took to his social media profile and dropped the first Japanese poster of the film and confirmed the news.
He captioned it, “Kesari, a film based on one of the bravest battles ever fought: 21 courageous soldiers against 10,000 invaders, is set to conquer Japan on 16th August, 2019! @ZeeStudios_ @ZeeStudiosInt @DharmaMovies @SinghAnurag79 @ParineetiChopra @iAmAzure #CapeOfGoodFilms”
The historical drama, which entered the 100 crore club in just seven days, will hit the big screens in 'The Land of the Rising Sun' on 16 August. The period drama, which also features Parineeti Chopra in the lead role, is based on the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi, where an army of 21 Sikhs fought against 10,000 Afghans.
Akshay will soon be seen in Good News, Mission Mangal, and Sooryavanshi. Sooryavanshi is directed by Rohit Shetty, and produced by Shetty and Karan Johar under their banner of Rohit Shetty Picturez and Dharma Productions respectively, in association with Reliance Entertainment and Cape Of Good Films.
It is the costliest cop film ever made in Indian cinema history. The film stars Akshay Kumar in the titular role along with Katrina Kaif as the female lead.