Akshay Kumar on Thursday revealed the first poster of his forthcoming film “Rustom” in which he plays a naval officer. With Akshay, wearing a naval officer’s uniform and with a thin moustache, in the foreground of the poster, it also features a small image of his co-star Ileana D’Cruz. Dressed in a black off-shoulder number. She can be seen with her back facing a man in the poster that also has a zoomed in view of a newspaper.
Adding drama to the poster, which has a rose sepia tint, are the three bullet shots on the title of the film. “3 shots that shocked the nation and changed his life! Find out what happened with #Rustom this August 12, 2016,” he posted on the micro-blogging website.
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— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) March 4, 2016
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The film’s poster says, “Three shots that shocked the nation.” In the sensational Nanavati case, the officer had fired three shots at Ahuja and then surrendered himself to police. Both Nanavati and Akshay’s protagonist are Parsis.Inspired by true incidents and set in the 1950s, Rustom is scheduled to hit screens on August 12, merely days before Independence Day. His Airlift had also released on January 22, four days before Republic Day.