New Delhi: Salman Khan who was on board as Producer for movie "Kesari", may have backed out of the project but Khiladi Akshay Kumar is all set to start his shoot for this movie on January next year.
50 year old actor who is busy these days to promote his movie "Padman" said in a statement that Karan Johar is producing Kesari which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi.
“The film is titled Kesari and it is being made. I will start this film in January. We will be continuously shooting for it after Padman releases said by Akshay Kumar in a Statement.
“Karan Johar and I are making it. It did not happen,” Akshay told reporters here on the sidelines of an event when asked about Salman backing out of the film.
Earlier, in January, Salman had tweeted about being a producer for Kesari. However, it was reported that since Ajay Devgan is already making a film on the same subject, he asked Salman not to make another film. Meanwhile, Randeep Hooda is also doing a film based on The Battle of Saragarhi, in which 21 Sikh soldiers fought 10,000 Afghans. Kesari is the third film on the same subject.