ApunKaChoice : Bollywood

HOME | SCOOP!! & NEWS | BOLLYWOOD

Amitabh BachchanBachchan to play a Thakur in Bhojpuri film
09th Mar 2006  15.09 IST
By Agencies  


Bollywood mega superstar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make his debut in Bhojpuri films with his makeup man Deepak Sawant's movie titled 'Ganga'.

"Seventy percent of the film is complete. Only those parts are left which had to be shot with Amitji. It got delayed due to his illness. We will probably start the shooting from March 20 or 21," Sawant told a leading news agency.




"First Amitji refused to work in the film. Then I gave him the script and after a few days when I asked him, 'Will you work in my film?' he said, 'Yes'. Amitji is a man of his word. Once he gives the commitment, he will fulfill it, come what may," said Sawant.

In this triangular love story, Bachchan plays the role of a Thakur and Hema Malini plays his wife.

Asked why he chose Hema to play Bachchan's wife, Sawant said: "In my first film, 'Akka', Amitji and (his wife) Jayaji played the main lead. I wanted to repeat them in this film too.

"But somebody suggested that the Baghban pair is very famous, so why not Hemaji and I liked the idea. I asked Hemaji on the sets of 'Babul' and she agreed to do the film."

Sawant and Bachchan's association is more than three decades old. "I have been with Amitji for the last 34 years. We have been working together since Zanjeer days, and I haven't seen a man like him," said Sawant.

"Amitji and Hemaji haven't asked for any remuneration. It's their greatness. They don't talk about money but it is my duty to share the profit, if I earn any from this film, with them. If they will not take the money, I will buy some gift for them."

Directed by Abhishek Chhadha, the film has Nagma in the title role and Ravi Kishen and Ajay Sharma will also be seen in important roles.

Related
Amitabh Bachchan
Hema Malini
Baghban
Zanjeer
Nagma





Now Trending : Salman Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Ranbir Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra Aishwarya Rai | Katrina Kaif | Kareena Kapoor | Priyanka Chopra | Alia Bhatt | Surveen Chawla | New Hindi Movies

Pix: Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra clicked at Karan Johar’s house party
Celebs galore at Karan Johar’s house party! What was the occasion?
Mahesh Bhatt approaches police over fake Facebook account
I would love to do a film with Salman Khan: Emraan Hashmi
Watch: Thrilling ‘Before I Go to Sleep’ trailer starring Nicole Kidman, Colin Firth
Vivek Oberoi joins YRF’s 'Bank Chor' as CBI officer
Salman Khan’s 'Kick' not true to the spirit of original: Telugu ‘Kick’ director Surender Reddy
Sridevi to play stepmom in her next!
Ready to work on anti- tobacco campaign: Amitabh Bachchan
Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara not interested in films: Kareena Kapoor
Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu’s wedding to be private affair!
Meet Avantika Mishra, the new starlet down south
Box office: Salman Khan’s 'Kick' mints Rs. 83.83 cr in opening weekend
Promo: Shahrukh Khan promises loads of fun with SLAM! The Tour
Emraan Hashmi’s next liplock is with this actress
Salman Khan slaps bodyguard for fan

AKC HOT INDEX

ECARDS > Valentines Day, New Year, Diwali, Birthday, Valentines, Love, Christmas
CardWeaver.com > Birthday, Holi

MOVIES


celebs wallpapers the celeb A-Z
who's in Freida Pinto | Anushka Sharma | Katrina Kaif | Deepika Padukone | Ranbir Kapoor | Dev Patel | Aishwarya Rai | Abhishek Bachchan | Imran Khan | Shahrukh Khan | Salman Khan | Aamir Khan | Hrithik Roshan | Akshay Kumar | Zayed Khan | Saif Ali Khan | John Abraham | Shahid Kapur | Kareena Kapoor | Vidya Balan | Priyanka Chopra | Rani Mukherjee | Mallika Sherawat | Bipasha Basu | Preity Zinta | Kajol | Neha Dhupia | Sameera Reddy | Juhi Chawla | Karisma Kapoor | Madhuri Dixit | Chitrangada Singh | Payal Rohatgi | Sneha Ullal | Mahima Chaudhary | Meghna Naidu | Rakhi Sawant | Bhumika Chawla | Lisa Ray | Dimple Kapadia | Ayesha Takia | Dia Mirza | Sushmita Sen | Amisha Patel | Esha Deol | Amrita Rao | Amrita Arora | Genelia D'Souza | Arjun Rampal | Amitabh Bachchan | Vivek Oberoi | Raima Sen | Riya Sen | Rekha | Rimi Sen | Nigar Khan | Tanushree Dutta | Yana Gupta | Shilpa Shetty | Celina Jaitley | Sonam Kapoor | Neha Oberoi | Nisha Rawal | Manjari Fadnis | Kamal Haasan | Rajnikant | Asin | Sanjay Dutt | Shahid Kapoor | Sherlyn Chopra | Farhan Akhtar | Prachi Desai | Mandira Bedi | Shahana Goswami | Konkona Sen Sharma | Kangana Ranaut | Mugdha Godse | Masumeh Makhija | Minissha Lamba | Nandana Sen | Malaika Arora | Shweta Kumar | Namitha | Kalki Koechlin | Mahi Gill | Shakeela | Lara Dutta | A R Rahman | Trisha | Shruti Haasan | Neetu Chandra | Shriya Saran | Padma Lakshmi | Emma Watson | Kelly Clarkson | Britney Spears | Anne Hathaway | Anjana Sukhani | Tila Tequila | Soha Ali Khan | Priyamani | Sonal Chauhan | Vaishali Desai | Jackky Bhagnani | Kristen Stewart | Robert Pattinson | Neil Nitin Mukesh | Shiney Ahuja | more...