January 12 : Akshay Kumar and Emraan Hashmi are all set to start shoot for their upcoming film Selfiee, and have dropped the first teaser of the film today on their respective social media accounts. Both the actors have shared glimpses from a photoshoot along with the teaser.
Taking to his Instagram handle, Akshay shared a few selfies, in line with his film’s name Selfiee. In one image, the actor can be seen clicking a selfie, wearing a jazzy golden jacket paired with aviator sunglasses to complete his look. Mumbai’s Marine Drive formed the perfect backdrop for the photo.
Sharing the picture, Akshay captioned it as, “Kick-starting my day with a selfie! Because why not?" Fans compared the actor with Ranveer Singh because of his flamboyant jacket, and asked why he is wearing his jacket. “Ye Ranveer ka jacket pehen ke pose maar rahe ho sir ji (Why are you posing in Ranveer's jacket)?" Another fan wrote, “Bhai jacket sone ka pahena hai (He is s wearing a jacket made of gold)," while one commented, “Ranveer baba ki jai ho, aap bhi sir. Gold barfi lag rahe ho (Hail to Ranveer, you too?. Looking like a gold barfi sweet)”.
In another photo, Akshay can be seen taking a selfie with co-star Emraan by his side. In the picture, both the actors can be seen on their bikes, posing for the selfie in the middle of a long deserted road. “Found myself the perfect #Selfiee partner! Hey @karanjohar, have we slayed this selfie game or what? @therealemraan,” Akshay wrote in his caption. He mentioned filmmaker Karan Johar as he loves to click selfies, and is often called ‘selfie king’. Karan took to Akshay’s comments section and replied, “Absolutely! I am no match.”
Emraan Hashmi also shared a selfie of himself, and wrote, “New look, new vibes! Inspired by @akshaykumar to start today with a #Selfiee!
Later Akshay and Emraan dropped the first teaser of their film Selfiee, wherein the actors can be seen singing and dancing on the road with a group of people. Sharing the teaser, Akshay wrote, “Presenting #Selfiee, a journey that will drive you towards loads of entertainment, laughter & emotions. Shooting begins soon!”
The film is directed by Raj Mehta and produced by Karan Johar. Producer Karan Johar took to his social media and dropped a video post, confirming the movie. He captioned it as, “Presenting #Selfiee starring two absolutely smashing actors - Akshay Kumar & Emraan Hashmi and directed by Raj Mehta. Hop into the frame and pose because shooting begins soon!”