August 23, 2011 12:55:17 PM IST Glamsham Editorial
Fondly known as the Global Ambassador for Bollywood, superstar Akshay Kumar continues to make his mark in Hollywood with the exciting, forthcoming release, BREAKAWAY releasing on 30th September 2011. The industry multi-rounder has produced and makes a cameo appearance in the cross-cultural film, directed by Robert Lieberman (D3: THE MIGHTY DUCKS). Akshay presents another industry first as he becomes the first Bollywood star to produce a Hollywood film.
LUDACRIS and AKSHAY KUMAR
Sharing screen space with one of India's top billing actors is a host of globally respected mainstream artists such as Hollywood heartthrob, Rob Lowe; global comedy sensation Russell Peters and actress Camilla Belle (THE LOST WORLD: JURASSIC PARK).
After working with international music sensations Snoop Dogg for the title track Singh Is Kinng and Kylie Minogue for Chiggy Wiggy for the film Blue, Akshay collaborates with the Grammy Award winning American rap artist Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges for the track Shera Di Kaum in BREAKAWAY. Also Aubrey 'Drake' Graham also renders a song for the film.
Co-produced by Akshay's home banner Hari Om Entertainment, BREAKAWAY is a gripping, cross-cultural hockey drama set in the Indo-Canadian community of suburban Toronto, Canada. The project provided the perfect Hollywood opportunity for the superstar, combining a vocational backdrop he has always shared a deep connect with and his passion for sport.