Akshay Kumar has recently unveiled the title and release date for his upcoming film, “Sky Force.” This film marks the acting debut of Veer Pahariya, a rising sensation on social media. While Veer doesn’t come from a film industry background, he boasts strong connections within the tinsel town.
For those unfamiliar, Veer is the grandson of former Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Sushilkumar Shinde. Prior to his acting debut, he worked as an assistant director and body double on the set of Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon’s film, “Bhediya.” On November 25, 2022, Veer shared pictures from the set of the film, reminiscing about his time as an assistant director and body double, captioning it with, “An unforgettable time as an assistant director and body double on my 5th – BHEDIYA.”
Additionally, there were rumors circulating that Veer was in a relationship with Sara Ali Khan, the daughter of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh. Sara confirmed in an interview that Veer was her only dating experience and clarified that their separation was amicable, stating, “He’s the only one I have dated. I have had no other boyfriends in my life.”
In an episode of “Koffee With Karan 7,” hosted by Karan Johar, Sara and Janhvi Kapoor, who share a close bond, discussed their connections with the Pahariya siblings. Janhvi was reportedly in a relationship with Veer’s brother, Shikhar, though they allegedly broke up a couple of years ago and there have been rumors of a reconciliation.
Karan Johar hinted at their relationships when he said, “I mean it was the past. You both dated two brothers. And the commonality between the three of us is that they both used to live in my building.”
As for “Sky Force,” it promises to bring an untold true story to the screen, capturing the bravery, emotion, and patriotism of the men in uniform who were involved in India’s first and most daring airstrike against Pakistan, against all odds. Produced by Dinesh Vijan and Jyoti Deshpande, the film is co-directed by Sandeep Kelwani and Abhishek Kapur, with creative production by Amar Kaushik. “Sky Force” is set to hit theaters on October 2, 2024.