Akshay Kumar’s forthcoming film based on the Battle of Saragarhi, has been officially titled “Kesari”. Releasing worldwide in cinemas on Holi 2019, the film marks the reunion of Akshay Kumar and filmmaker Karan Johar, who will produce the film respectively under their companies Cape of Good Films and Dharma Productions along with Sunir Kheterpal’s Azure Entertainment.

Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar to bring the bravest battle fought in India, Battle of Saragarhi, to celluloid with KesariThe Twitter handle of Karan Johar’s production house shared a poster revealing the details of the film:“Akshay Kumar and Karan Johar proudly present ‘Kesari’ based on one of the bravest battles fought in India The Battle of Saragarhi. Directed by Anurag Singh and starring Akshay Kumar. Releasing Holi 2019″.

Sharing the poster Karan wrote, “Extremely excited to see this exceptional and brave story unfold!!! @akshaykumar #KESARI #holi2019.” While Akshay Kumar too was as ecstatic with the news, he wrote, “A film I’m extremely excited about personally and emotionally… #Kesari releasing Holi 2019.”

Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar previously worked together in the 2015 film ‘Brothers’. Akshay, last seen in the blockbuster ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, has ‘2.0’, ‘Padman’ and ‘Gold’ in the pipeline.