Actor Arshad Warsi has come on board for Akshay Kumar-starrer "Bachchan Pandey", the makers announced on Saturday. The action-comedy will see Kumar playing a gangster, who aspires to be an actor. Warsi, known for movies such as "Munna Bhai" and "Golmaal" series, will essay the role of the superstar's friend. The film also features actor Kriti Sanon as a journalist, who wishes to be a director. ‘Arshad’s track is integral to the narrative, with multiple shades and a special look,’ the makers said in a statement. The movie will be helmed by Farhad Samji.