Monday, July 26, 2010

Akshay turns H'wood producer

Akshay Kumar
At a time when the chaska for Bollywood stars to act in Hollywood films is slowly dying down, comes the news that Akshay Kumar is ready take a step in that western direction by co-producing an Indo-Canadian film called Break Away.

The Khiladi, who enjoys an enviable reputation in Canada, recently played host to a dinner meet between the premiers of both countries, our Dr Manmohan Singh and their Stephen Harper. His film will have the Canadian-born Emily Van Camp (who shot to fame with the television series Brothers and Sisters) and be directed by Robert Lieberman who recently completed The Tortured. 

According to a source, Akshay had plans to step into Hollywood as a producer with his banner Hari Om Productions for a while now. This is his first western production but his banner intends to continue scouting for more suitable collaborations in the West. Akshay himself is not acting in Break Away. But who knows about the future?