Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, to announce his next project as a presenter, which is titled as Durgavati. Bhumi Pednekar is on the board to play the titular role. The shooting of the film Durgavati, which is expected to be a scary thriller, will commence from mid of January 2020. Durgavati is remake of Telugu blockbuster movie Bhaagamathie. The film is directed by Ashok, who helmed the original version Bhaagamathie starring Anushka shetty.
Akshay Kumar, "EXCITED to announce @bhumipednekar in & as #DURGAVATI. A scary-thriller, going on floor mid-January. Presented by #CapeOfGoodFilms and @itsBhushanKumar, produced by @vikramix and directed by Ashok. Need your love and luck @TSeries @Abundantia_Ent." Bhumi Pednekar is wearing a sari, sitting on a chair holding a placard reading Hero. On the otherside, Bhumi will also be seen in Pati Patni Aur Woh alongside Kartik Aaryan and Ananya Panday.