Way back in 2002,Amitabh bachchan was seen in a crime drama titled “Aankhein “which did a positive business at the box -office .The Vipul Amrutlal Shah directorial also featured Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Arjun Rampal and Sushmita Sen.The movie revolved around three visually impaired men who are hired to rob a bank by Big B. The movie that was an adaptation of a Gujarati play ‘Andhala Pato’, garnered appreciation for its interesting plot.
Now Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to appear in a sequel to his 2002 heist thriller ‘Aankhen’.
According to a confirmational tweet by the production company,Sixteen years later, a sequel has been announced where Amitabh Bachchan will play the lead once again. The project will be co-produced by Eros International and Tarun Agarwal.
Amitabh Bachchan has signed the dotted lines for the film which will now be directed by Anees Bazmee. “. According to a report by a leading entertainment magazine , BIG B has liked the script and has given his nod to the project .Director Anees bazmee has already begun prep and will start shooting in 2019. The team is targeting an early 2020 release,”
Even the makers have confirmed the news with a tweet,
According to the report, “Sushant Singh Rajput and Vicky Kaushal are also being considered for other lead parts. But the big news about the movie is that chinese superstar jackie chan has reportedly been asked to play a vital role in the movie.since the story revolves around a casino owned by a Chinese, the makers are considering Jackie Chan for the part.”
On the work front, Big B has two other films in the pipeline . he will next be seen in ‘Thugs Of Hindostan.’ The action drama also features Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh plays an important role . He also plays a pivotal role in Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Brahmastra’ that is being directed by Ayan Mukerji.