Bhumi Pednekar on her Telugu blockbuster remake.

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Actress Bhumi Pednekar is excited about her upcoming film Durgamati: The Myth, and says it is an honour to play the lead in the conspiracy thriller. The trailer of the film was unveiled on Wednesday.

“I’m super excited about my upcoming film ‘Durgamati’ and it is an honour to play the lead in this conspiracy thriller. Being an ardent fan of spine-chilling thrillers myself, I was delighted to be a part of such a gripping story,” said Bhumi Pednekar, adding, “Also, I am glad to collaborate with Akshay (Kumar) sir again after three years and present this wonderful film for audiences across the world,” said Bhumi.

Akshay Kumar is one pf the presenters of Durgamati, and he had acted opposite Bhumi Pednekar in the 2017 film, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha.

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The thriller also features Arshad Warsi, Mahie Gill, Jisshu Sengupta and Karan Kapadia. The film, written and directed by G. Ashok, casts Bhumi as a government officer who becomes the target of a sinister conspiracy.

The film is a remake of Ashok’s 2018 Telugu blockbuster, Bhaagamathie.

“With Bhumi leading it, the film is designed as a power-packed entertainer. And the presence of fabulous actors such as Arshad Warsi and Jisshu Sengupta along with Karan Kapadia and Mahie Gill make this a treat for lovers of the thriller and conspiracy genres,” said the film’s producer Vikram Malhotra.

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“We are certain that this film will provide an entertainment package replete with twists and turns, coupled with thrills and chills to all our fans and audiences right in the comfort of their homes,” said Vijay Subramaniam from the streaming platform.

The film will release on Amazon Prime Video on December 11. –ians/sug/vnc

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