Akshay Kumar’s upcoming movie Gutka is a drama film

The filmmaker who has previously made romantic comedies will venture on to new grounds with his upcoming next

Punit Malhotra has been associated with Bollywood love stories, and says his next film Gutka starring Akshay Kumar will be completely different from his past projects and will be in the drama space.“I am making a drama…my next film Gutka. Akshay plays the lead in the film. It’s a drama and it’s a completely different film from what I have made earlier,” Punit told reporters.

Without divulging more about the project he added, “It’s too early to talk about it. We have to lock the script and then it will go on the floors. We haven’t finalized the leading actress yet.”

The director, who made his debut with I Hate Luv Storys, is currently busy promoting his second film Gori Tere Pyaar Mein starring Imran Khan and Kareena Kapoor.