Earlier, reports suggested that Anushka Sharma and Kangana Ranaut were approached to play the female lead in the Vipul Shah-directed film. The movie is not the sequel to the 2007 film Namaste London
Titled Namastey England, the sequel will reportedly go on the floors in the second half of the year and Akshay will begin shooting for the film as soon as he finishes Airlift
Filmmaker Vipul Shah attributes his success to his wife Shefali Shah and says that they don't mix their personal and professional life.
The popular chocolate hero of the 1980s, Rishi Kapoor says he is "a competent actor" and would like to try out character roles and that he doesn't want to be typecast as a typical onscreen dad.