It was recently in news that the hand painted poster of Rowdy Rathore was out. Now it is the street painters who have been hired by the filmmaker that has created portrait of Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha. The two lead actors have reportedly spent four hours standing motionless in the same position to create the piece masterly.
“Four painters were hired for the job and they all worked simultaneously and presented four versions, all of which will be unveiled in due course of time,” says the insider.
Bhansali has coproduced the posters and other art works of the film. Bhansali plans to revive the era of 80s. The art form was very popular in the 80s but the digital age overshadowed it.
Akshay Kumar would be returning to his favorite genre, action, after a long series of comedies and romantic films. He feels that the poster has done enough justice to his character in the film. “The looks being unveiled are keeping the action theme and the attitude of Rowdy Rathore in mind,” says Khiladi Kumar.
The first hand painted poster of the film was released around Diwali last year. This latest one ushers the New Year. An insider says,
The first poster of the film, which was also hand-painted, was released around Diwali. The latest one marks the onset of the New Year. “They are choosing different occasions to unveil the looks.”
With a pinch of comic sequences the film is a thriller action film that has been produced by UTV Motion Pictures and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Interestingly the makers have already winded up the first tow shoots of the movie and are now planning the next phase in Karnataka.
Akshay Kumar is excited for his moustache look in the film. He had earlier donned this look in 1995 hit Sabse Bada Khiladi. We are sure his fans would also love this look. Kumar says, “It’s essential for the character.”