Web-Desk (January 31, 2018): Akshay Kumar will be soon seen playing Havildar Ishar Singh in ‘Kesari’, the leader of the 1897 Battle of Saragarhi, is gearing up for some high-octane stunts in the film.
According to reports, the actor will be learning traditional artillery, sword fighting and Gatka (an Indian martial art form associated with the Sikhs of the Punjab region) for the same.Considering it, being the oldest form of self-defence that Sikhs resorted to, the makers have reportedly decided to showcase it in the film. Akshay has allegedly allowed fifteen days for training.
As per reports, although the hand-to-hand combat scenes are few, the team is contemplating roping in pehelwans from the akharas of Punjab to lend authenticity.
Currently, the superstar is busy promoting ‘PadMan’, that also stars Sonam Kapoor and Radhika Apte. (Times of India)