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Akshay Kumar's Five Is Nothing Like Past Projects, Says Omung Kumar

"It's a very different film for me. I have literally been nursing this project for several years now and I am glad the time has come for the film to go on the floors," Omung said in a statement

  | September 15, 2016 18:40 IST (Mumbai)
Omung Kumar

Akshay Kumar (left) and Omung Kumar (right) photographed in Mumbai

Highlights

  • Five is Omung's third film as director
  • It will reportedly have Akshay in five roles
  • It is slated for a 2018 release
Filmmaker Omung Kumar, who is shifting gears from making biopics to a psychological thriller with Five, says his new project will be a totally different experience for him.
After Mary Komand Sarbjit, Omung will go behind the camera for Five, which has already been set for release on Republic Day, 2018. The movie will be shot over a 70-day schedule and it is set against the locales of London and other parts of Britain.
"It's a very different film for me. I have literally been nursing this project for several years now and I am glad the time has come for the film to go on the floors," Omung said in a statement.
According to media reports, Akshay Kumar will star in five roles in Five.
Bhushan Kumar and Sandeep Singh, who produced Omung's last film Sarbjit, are back together again for the psychological thriller.
In a joint statement, they said: "Omung Kumar's Five will raise the bar with its exciting storyline, fantastic music, and its unique setting."
The music will be composed by Mithoon, Jeet Gannguli and Amaal Mallik, with a screenplay by Utkarshini Vashishtha and director of photography Ravi Varman.
(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)

 
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