Akshay Kumar plays the role of dreaded don in Dawood Ibrahim in the sequel to Once Upon a Time in Mumbai. The film is being produced by Ekta Kapoor and directed by Milan Luthria. Dawood was the kingpin of the Mumbai underworld and is now said to be stationed somewhere in the Middle East.
Akshay Kumar ages through the film from 25 years to 55 years. To cover the aging process of the character and also to make Akshay look like Dawood, special help from prosthetics is being taken. Hollywood make-up artistes will work on Akshay’s look.
Once Upon a Time in Mumbai 2 is an action dominated film and stunt experts from Thailand, China and USA are being commissioned to make the action sequences spectacular.
The film is likely to go on floors in August.