A big-ticket entertainer is in the making, as superstar Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Karan Johar are coming together for a movie slated to release in 2018. The trio took to Twitter to make one of the first biggest announcements of Bollywood in 2017.

The yet untitled project will be produced by Salman Khan under his banner and co-produced by Karan Johar. Actor Akshay Kumar will be in the lead role.

Image Source: Instagram/Salman Khan

Karan, who has previously worked with Salman in his debut Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, said he is supremely excited about the movie to be directed by Anurag Singh.

"Supremely excited to co-produce with @BeingSalmanKhan #SKF on a film starring @akshaykumar directed by Anurag Singh...releasing 2018!

"Truly a fraternity feeling when friends come together to make a special film!!!," he wrote.

Image Source: Instagram/Karan Johar

Director Anurag Singh is not only the highest paid director of Punjabi cinema but also a national award winner for Best Feature Film in Punjabi.

Among the films he has directed include Punjab 1984, the Jatt and Juliet series and Yaar Annmulle.

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