Akshay Kumar gives credit to the four actresses playing his sisters before him in Raksha Bandhan

MUMBAI: With the trailer of Raksha Bandhan hitting every platform, we can see that fans of Akshay Kumar are very excited to see the actor in this unique avatar. Playing the role of a loving brother, Akshay plays a character that goes to the extent of even breaking his own heart, if it means to keep the promise of getting his sisters married. Set against the backdrop of a small village, the film also deals with the age old practice of dowry. Amidst that, like many other Bollywood actors, Akshay Kumar too opted for showcasing the names of female actors before his own name in the trailer.

Speaking about the film, Raksha Bandhan, as the name suggests, it is based on the concept related to the festival itself which is the celebration of sibling bond. In fact, the film’s release also coincides with Rakshabandhan this year and needless to say, Akki fans are already gushing about it. Directed by Aanand L. Rai, the film is produced under the banners Zee Studios, Colour Yellow Productions, and Cape of Good Films.