OMG 2: Akshay Kumar doubles up as Lord Shiva as he begins the shoot of the film; see posters
Akshay Kumar begins the shoot of OMG 2
Superstar Akshay Kumar on Saturday announced that he has started filming for the sequel of his 2012 blockbuster movie "OMG: Oh My God!". Filmmaker Amit Rai, known for the 2010 critically-acclaimed movie "Road To Sangam", is on board to write and direct the movie.
"Need your blessings and wishes for #OMG2, our honest and humble attempt to reflect on an important social issue. May the eternal energy of Adiyogi bless us through this journey," Kumar posted on his social media along with two posters of the film. In one of the posters, Akshay Kumar can be seen with blue paint and it looks like he would play the character of Shiva in this one. Check out the post here:
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According to a source close to the film's production, the actor is shooting for the movie in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. The film also features actors Pankaj Tripathi and Yami Gautam. It has also been reported that the film will be about the loopholes in the Indian Education system. Kumar's "Prithviraj" director Chandraprakash Dwivedi is attached with the project as creative producer, while Amalendu Chaudhary is on board as cinematographer.
"Oh My God 2" is being produced by Cape of Good Films, Vipul D Shah, Rajesh Bahl and Ashwin Varde. "Oh My God" was helmed by Umesh Shukla and featured Paresh Rawal in the lead role opposite Kumar. In this film, Akshay Kumar played the role of Krishna Bhagwan.