Parineeti Chopra has been cast as Akshay’s co-star in Kesari: Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar shared the lead actress name on his official Twitter account on Wednesday. The tweet simply read, “The lead actress in # is ……..PARINEETI CHOPRA! @ParineetiChopra”
On 5th Jan Akshay shared the first look form the film.
The new look shared by the ‘Toliet Ek Prem Katha’ actor, shows him rocking a heavy beard and traditional Punjabi turban. Since the film is set in the 1800’s, he is seen wearing a soldier uniform in the first look.
Presented by Dharma Productions, the film is based on ‘The Battle of Saragarhi.’, bravest battle ever fought.
Directed by Anurag Singh, ‘’ is scheduled to release on Holi 2019.
Parineeti was last seen in Golmaal Again directed by Rohit Shetty. co-starring Ajay Devgn in a comic role.