Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 17 January 2020

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar films scenes for new movie 'Laxmmi Bomb' in Dubai

The star was spotted at the Burj Khalifa and around Dubai Marina

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been spotted filming in Dubai this week. AFP
Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has been spotted filming in Dubai this week. AFP

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has been spotted in Dubai filming scenes for his upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb.

The actor, who is no stranger to the UAE, has been filming in the Dubai desert, as well as in Dubai Marina and at the Burj Khalifa.

Dubai will feature as the backdrop for a song sequence in the upcoming comedy-horror, which is set for release in May this year.

While security is reported to have been tight around the shoots, some fans did managed to share a few pictures of Kumar in Dubai to Instagram.

In one picture, Kumar can be seen at the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa speaking with other guests, while in another picture, he is dressed in a bright orange jumpsuit and long gold chain while riding an electric scooter around the marina.

He is also pictured with his co-star Kiara Advani, who joined him in Dubai for the three-day shoot.

Kumar has previously shared his excitement at starring in Laxmmi Bomb, a role he says will push his out of his comfort zone.

Sharing a still from the film with his 35 million Instagram followers, he said, “Navratri is about bowing to the inner goddess and celebrating your limitless strength. On this auspicious occasion, I am sharing with you my look as Laxmmi. A character I am both excited and nervous about... but then life begins at the end of our comfort zone...isn’t it?”

Updated: January 12, 2020 01:42 PM

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