Akshay Kumar seems to have a newfound interest in real-life drama. After the successful stints like ‘Rustom’ and ‘Airlift’, the celebrity Bollywood actor-cum-producer has bought the rights of Raniganj Coalfield rescue mission which took place in 1989. JS Gill, Additional Chief Mining Engineer risked his life for the operation to rescue 64 miners trapped underground. A large hole was drilled on the surface and JS Gill went down the borehole in a rescue capsule for the evacuation of the miners 28 years back. Akshay Kumar is set to play the rescue hero JS Gill in the Raniganj Coalfield rescue operation, which will be made for the silver screen. With Akki playing the lead in the film on Raniganj Coalfield accident, it adds to the long list of his upcoming films, mainly ‘PadMan’, ‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’, ‘Crack’, ‘Gold’, ‘Mogul’ and one on the Battle of Saragarhi with Karan Johar and Salman Khan.