The trailer for the upcoming movie Selfiee was released by Star Studios on its YouTube channel on Sunday. In the more than three minute video, Akshay Kumar was seen as a ‘superstar’ and Emraan Hashmi, a police officer, his ‘biggest fan’. Emraan reveals that he and his son want to take a selfie with their ‘hero’. He even warns his wife, played by Nushrratt Bharuccha, of divorce when she speaks out against Akshay. (Also read | Selfie Teaser is all about Akshay Kumar, Emraan Hashmi’s energetic dance moves. Watch)
However, things turn sour about Akshay’s driver’s license (of all things) as both Akshay and Emran Hashmi challenge each other. While Akshay says he will get the permit anyway, Emraan says he will have to get the document just like a ‘common man’. The trailer had comedy, action and emotional scenes.
At the end of the video, Akshay and Emraan can be seen in a disco in glittering outfits as the song Main Khiladi Tu Anari plays in the background. Nushrratt and Diana Penty are also part of the song. The original song is from the 1994 movie of the same name. It featured Akshay and Saif Ali Khan.
Akshay shared the trailer on Instagram and wrote on Sunday, “Iss kahaani ka villain toh pata nahi par hero #elfiee hai (I don’t know the villain of his story but the hero is the Selfiee! Watch the Selfiee trailer now. Selfiee is coming only out in theaters on February 24.”
Akshay and Emraan team up for the first time in the upcoming masala entertainer. Selfiee is all set to hit theaters on February 24. Directed by Raj Mehta, Selfiee is the official Hindi remake of the Malayalam movie Driving License. The film starred Prithviraj and Suraj Venjaramoodu in lead roles.
Akshay and Emraan will reprise their roles in the remake. It is produced by the late Aruna Bhatia, Hiroo Yash Johar, Supriya Menon, Karan Johar, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Apoorva Mehta and Listin Stephen.
Apart from Selfiee, it has been reported that Emraan is going to play a negative character opposite Salman Khan in Yash Raj Film’s Tiger 3. The official announcement from the film team is still awaited.
Akshay, on the other hand, will also appear in OMG: Oh My God 2; in an action thriller film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan alongside Tiger Shroff and in the official Hindi remake of the Tamil film Soorarai Pottru.