Actor Akshay Kumar on Saturday took to social media to alert his fans against the fake casting calls for his song Filhall 2. The actor issued an official statement, notified his fans of the fake news, saying that the sequel will be portrayed by the original cast and the same team of the original track. The 52-year-old star put out the statement on Twitter, declining the rumours for the casting of ‘Filhall 2.’ The ‘Housefull 4’ star actor wrote, “Corona ke samay fake news toh bahot sunni ab fake casting bhi ho rahi hai #Filhall yeh padhiye #FakeNewsAlert #FakeCastingAlert @NupurSanon@BPraak@AmmyVirk@yourjaani@arvinderkhaira@azeem2112@VarunG0707@_hypepr#desimelodies #CapeOfGoodFilms.”Also Read - Sooryanvanshi Aila Re Ailaa Song Teaser Out: Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh Perform Singham Hook-Up Steps | Watch
Akshay Kumar’s statement reads as, “For all the Filhall fans out there!! It has been brought to our notice that some impostors have made fake news for casting of the song Filhall part 2. We, the team of Filhall, would like to clarify that neither we nor our production house/banner have authorised or engaged any individual, agency, partnership firm or company to cast for the sequel of our song Filhall.” Also Read - Sooryavanshi: Akshay Kumar To Kick-Start Promotions From This Date And It's Connected To His Mother
Also Read - Katrina Kaif Oozes Beauty in a White Bodycon Dress, Worth Rs 48K
The statement further clarifies, “In fact, we are not looking at casting anybody new for the sequel of Fihall and we assure you that the story of Filhall continues and will be portrayed by the original cast and the same team of the original Filhall, We would request all our fans and viewers to disregard any such fake casting call. Seeing the love and the phenomenal response for the first part of Filhall, we, as a team, were very excited to bring to you Filhall part 2 as soon as possible. However, while we fight through these times and respect the laws in place, we will soon be back with Filhall part 2”.
This statement was issued by Desi Melodies, Cape of Good Films and Azeem Dhyani, who are the members of the production team associated with the original song Filhall. The 2019 song Filhall featured Akshay Kumar and Kriti Sanon’s sister Nupur.
The track has been crooned by Punjabi singer B Praak. It has been directed by Arvinder Khaira and also stars Punjabi actor Ammy Virk.