Pre-production begins on Vipul Shah’s Akshay – Aishwarya starrer

MUMBAI: Even as producer – director Vipul Shah is busy shooting London Dreams, he has begun the pre-production work on his next film, which will star Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.

Sources inform that the first schedule of this film will be shot at BIG ND Studios in Karjat, where a massive set is being constructed for the film. The set will be a re-creation of Mumbai.

A source close to the development says, "The film starring Akshay Kumar and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is likely to go on floors by end March, 2009."

On the other hand, Shah’s London Dreams stars Salman Khan, Ajay Devgan and Asin and is being currently shot in Punjab after completing a schedule in London last year. The music of the film is by A R Rahman. The movie is slated to release on 14 August, 2009.