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Ajay DevganWill Bachchan say yes to Devgan?
06th May 2005  09.01 IST
By Agencies  


Ajay Devgan has been entrusted with the job of persuading mega superstar Amitabh Bachchan to do a coveted role.

About two and a half years ago, producer Dinesh Patel had launched the muhurt of his movie 'Assar-The Impact' to be directed by Kukku Kohli . The movie's cast comprised the pair of Devgan and Priyanka Chopra .




The shooting of the movie didn't begin though even after several months. The reason was stated to be that the legendary Dilip Kumar was to play a role.

However, Dilip didn't like the assigned role. As a result, Patel decided to abandon the project, for the time being.

It is only now that Patel has decided to resume the shooting of his abandoned 'Assar'.

Patel discussed the matter with director Kukku and the latter with Devgan. According to reliable reports, Devgan has already given dates for the shoot. Besides, Priyanka has patched up with the producer who had been angry with her.

Now, the million dollar question is about who will play Dilip's role. Since Bachchan is the most successful actor playing a father these days, the producer and the director have asked Devgan to persuade Amitabh to do the coveted role.

Patel is very confident that Bachchan will accept to act in the movie. However, there is no official commitment by the authorities. Yet, the preparations are on to relaunch the movie in a vigorous way in May or June this year.

If Bachchan says yes, this will be his fifth film with Devgan after 'Major Saab', Hindustan Ki Kasam , Hum Kisise Kum Nahin and Khakee .



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