Akshay suffered an injury in his ribs while shooting for the climax scene of the movie. He had to take a break from the shooting. However, even after being advised to rest and continuous suggestions of going back to Mumbai, he refused to go back despite his chopper being available on standby. Instead, he decided to stay there at an accommodation in Wai only.
The battle scenes were shot with about two dozen senior and 3 thousand junior artists, which were shown 10,000 with the help of VFX.
Akshay Kumar had shaved his head as he had to wear a huge Turban on his head. He wasn't comfortable wearing it on sweaty hair.
The first poster was released on September 12, 2018 on the occasion of Saragarhi Day.
Kumar insisted Johar to release the film on August 15 2019, the Independence Day of India, but he refused as that date is already fixed for his film "Brahmastra".
Anurag Singh's comeback to HIndi films after 10 years. His last directorial Hindi film was 'Dil Bole Hadippa' in 2009.
While shooting in Wai, Kumar headed to Pimpode Budruk, which is the largest village located in Koregaon Tehsil in Satara, Maharashtra, and helped the locals with water harvesting.
Salman Khan was one of the film producers along with Karan Johar and Aksay Kumar when it was announced in Jan 2017. But opted out when the film shoot didn't take place in the same year.
Akshay Kumar's look for the film was revealed on January 5, 2018 which showed him with a huge turban on his head and fully grown beard.
Bhageshree was rumored to be part of the film.But she denied saying she was never approached.