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Bell Bottom To Have A Sequel?

By SUBHASH K JHA
August 31, 2021 10:58 IST
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IMAGE: Akshay Kumar in Bell Bottom.
 

Though there are mixed reports on how well Ranjit Tiwari's espionage thriller Bell Bottom has performed at the box office, no doubt it has broken the post-Covid jinx on theatrical footfalls.

One hears from a very reliable source that Producers Vashu Bhagnani and Nikkhil Advani are planning a follow-up film with the same cast, but a different director.

One of the actors from the film told Subhash K Jha that a sequel was in the offing.

"Not just a sequel. Bell Bottom has been planned as a franchise, different stories of bravery told from R&AW's viewpoint in each film."

"Akshay is keen on doing the theme as a series," the source added.

The cast will be the same including Vaani Kapoor as the hero's wife. The director, however, will change.

To its credit, Bell Bottom does have a certain spin to its storytelling.

The aerial shots are impressively mounted. And the film looks like a cross between Akshay's Baby and Airlift.

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