Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood action star 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 sporting 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.
The Tinu Suresh Desai film is set for a August 12 release.
This isn’t the first time that Akshay is playing a defence officer in films. He had essayed the role of an Army officer in “Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty”. He was also seen in films like “Airlift” and “Gabbar Is Back” that experimented with the theme of patriotism.