clear clear clear clear clear
clear
  
Movies
   Scoops & News

Akshay Kumar goes Hollywood



July 20, 2011 06:45:09 PM IST
IBNS, Glamsham Editorial
Send to Friend

With the completion of his first Indo-Canadian production BREAKAWAY, starring Vinay Virmani, Rob Lowe, Russell Peters, Camilla Belle, Noureen DeWulf and Anupam Kher, Akshay Kumar has become the first B-Town producer to truly aspire for Hollywood.

The movie features music videos with hip-hop stars Ludacris, Drake and Akshay himself, with music being scored by collaborators RDB (Rhythm Dhol Bass) and Sandeep Chowta. He has made huge efforts for the movie to be liked by the masses.

Akshay promotes Hollywood film TRANSFORMERS 3
Akshay promotes Hollywood film TRANSFORMERS 3

BREAKAWAY is ready for a global release on the 30th of September. One of the world's largest distributors, Alliance Atlantis will take up this film for distribution, which is their first venture with an Indian producer.

Treating it like a Hollywood release, with more than 3,500 prints, it will also be the curtain raiser at the Toronto Film Festival on September 10 this year.

CHECK OUT: Akshay prefers it low-key for now

The international release of the film is titled as BREAKAWAY and the Indian version is called SPEEDY SINGHS. The story is written by Jeff Schechter and Ajay Virmani with Akshay playing a cameo in it. The movie is directed by Robert Lieberman.

In Akshay Kumar's words, "BREAKAWAY is a touching story about a young Indian Ice Hockey player who wants to get into the big league."

He adds, "I am introducing Vinay Virmani, who is a very good Ice Hockey player in real life as well. The film is about an Indian family wanting to break the stranglehold the Whites have abroad in sports."



 
  

More related news


- Akshay Kumar's father-daughter time with Nitara is AWWDORABLE! - News
- Has Ajay Devgn won over Akshay Kumar? - News
- TUBELIGHT: Kabir Khan refutes Akshay as first choice for Salman's brother - News
- Akshay & Rajinikanth's 2.0 Diwali gift - News
- Guess who is the highest paid star - Shah Rukh, Salman or Akshay? - News
- Is Akshay Kumar turning the new Aamir Khan of Bollywood? - News
- Know what's common between Akshay Kumar and Rajkummar Rao - News
- Akshay Kumar & Bhumi's TOILET EK PREM KATHA has hit written all over it - News
- Akshay Kumar's unique condition for grooms - News
- Akshay Kumar starts a revolution! - News
- This A-list actor was the first choice for Salman's brother in TUBELIGHT! - News
- Akshay Kumar appeals for 'Lota' party! - News
- Akshay Kumar: Patriotism to sanitation! - News
- Bollywood comes out of cliches - News
- Akshay puts TOILET before him. Surprised? - News



   Comments

A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.