Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to inform his fans about his upcoming movie Bachchan Pandey. The first look of the movie was shared today (July 26).

The movie is scheduled to release for Christmas in 2020. While it will be directed by Farhad Samji and it will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.

Akshay’s tweet read, “Coming on Christmas 2020! In & As #BachchanPandey In #SajidNadiadwala’s Next, directed by @farhad_samji @NGEMovies @WardaNadiadwala (sic).”

The poster shows Akshay in a deep blue dhoti. He has three gold chains around his neck and has sandalwood paste and vermillion tika on his forehead. He is also seen to be holding a nunchuck in his right hand. While the announcement of the movie came as a surprise to the superstar’s fans, they seemed to be happy with it. The first received a lot of appreciation within no time.

Akshay recently finished shooting for Good News in which he stars opposite Kareena Kapoor. The movie is to release this year on Christmas. He is currently shooting for Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi with Katrina Kaif. However, Akshay’s most recent release will be Mission Mangal which will hit theatres on August 15. The movie is dedicated to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists who worked on the Mars mission that was launched from Sriharikota’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre on November 5, 2013.