Mumbai, June 8 -- As filmmaker Vipul Shah turns a year older today, he's probably got the best birthday gift. He tells us that his much-talked-about Namastey London 2, the sequel to his 2007 superhit film, will finally go on the floors.
Vipul says, "Akshay (Kumar, lead actor) will be a part of the movie." The filmmaker is excited about the casting but adds that it's a sheer co-incidence that this happened around the time of his birthday. He says, "Everyone kept asking us about Namastey London 2. We have waited for five years for the right story to come in. When I got it, I started writing and developing it. I read it to Akshay only when it was ready. We were discussing it for two years and he gave me his opinions and certain ideas, which I incorporated in the final script. When he heard it, he loved it and instantly