After giving a taste of patriotism to the audiences at the start of the year with Airlift, actor Akshay Kumar will be seen donning Navy uniform in his upcoming film Rustom where he plays Commander Rustom Pavri. Along with Akshay, the film also stars Ileana D’Cruz in the lead who plays his love interest.
Set in 1950s, the film is inspired by true incidents. The film also brings back the jodi of Akshay Kumar and director Neeraj Pandey, who is producing the film after much acclaimed Baby in 2015. Directed by debutant Tinu Suresh Desai, Rustom will release on August 12.
Rustom is based on the real life story of Naval Officer KM Nanavati. There are many books which were inspired from his life and now Akshay Kumar is coming up with a film on him to put a light on his life. There was a lot of media coverage and controversies during his time in his life. Akshay Kumar who is now on the high of his career with back to back hits and proving to be a promising actor with his new kind of films has again chose a different role for him.