Bollywood diva Vaani Kapoor, who was last seen in Hrithik RoshanTiger Shroff starrer War, has been paired opposite Akshay Kumar in his forthcoming movie Bell Bottom, according to a report by Mumbai Mirror. This will be the first time when fans will get to see Akshay Kumar romancing Vaani Kapoor on the silver screens. Earlier, reports of Nupur Sanon being approached to play the leading lady were speculated but the latest report by Mumbai Mirror suggests that the makers have finalised Vaani Kapoor for the role. Also Read - Twinkle Khanna Gets Stumped With Akshay Kumar-Nitara's COVID-19 Quarantine Fun And THIS Picture is Proof!

Vaani Kapoor, who made her debut in the Indian film industry in 2013 with Sushant Singh Rajput starrer Shuddh Desi Romance, has featured in movies like Befikre and War. Apart from Bell Bottom, Vaani will also be seen in Yash Raj Films’ Shamshera co-starring Ranbir Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. Bell Bottom is expected to go on floors from September 2020. Also Read - Trending Bollywood News Today, March 17: Karni Sena Stops Prithviraj Shooting, Threatens Director Saying 'We Respect Akshay Kumar, Satisfy us First'

The movie has been inspired by real-life incidents and is one of the most anticipated movies of next year. Directed by Ranjit M Tewari and backed by Vashu Bhagnani, Jacky Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Monisha Advani, Madhu Bhojwani and Nikkhil Advani, Bell Bottom is slated to hit the silver screens on January 22, 2021. It will be after a long time that fans will get to see Akshay Kumar playing this kind of role in a movie. He has previously played the role of a spy in films like Baby, Naam Shabana and Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty.

Apart from Bell Bottom, Akshay Kumar will also be seen in Raghava Lawrence directorial Laxmmi Bomb co-starring Kiara Advani. The horror-comedy is slated to hit the screens on May 22, 2020. The actor will also be seen in an extended cameo in Aanand L. Rai’s Atragi Re starring Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush in the lead roles.