Akshay Kumar To Shed Kilos For 'Thupakki' Remake

Actor-producer Akshay Kumar, who will be next seen in masala flick Khiladi 786, will also be seen playing the role of an army officer in the remake of South flick Thupakki and it seems that the Khiladi has been told to lose weight for the role.

Confirming the news, director AR Murugadoss was quoted saying that though Akki is quite fit, the role demands him to have a fitter and leaner body as befits an army officer. Besides losing weight for the role, Akki will also be seen sporting a military style haircut in the film.

Apart from Khiladi 786 and the Thupakki remake, Akshay Kumar will also be seen in con caper Special Chabbis and gangland drama Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai sequel.