As Bollywood’s icon for the icons – Amitabh Bachchan reaches another milestone of turning 75 this year, the monarch who has surpassed the level of monarchies in the industry with all dignity and respect is set to display different shades of grey in his next. Read to know more.
It is learnt that the megastar will star in SAIRAT fame Nagraj Manjule’s next. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the Shahenshah of Bollywood Mr. Bachchan will play the role of a patriarch in the film with some unique shades of grey.
Equal partners of a mutual admiration club, both Nagraj and Mr. Bachchan have openly expressed their admiration towards each other. While the director of the Marathi blockbuster SAIRAT confessed that he is a big fan of Mr. Bachchan and the megastar is the reason he decided to become a filmmaker, Mr. Bachchan had lauded Nagraj’s SAIRAT by calling it “A Marathi wonder”. The megastar posted a post on his social media in January after watching the film saying, “Oh …!! saw the film 'Sairat', the Marathi wonder… What a great cinematic experience… What a movie."
It must be recalled that Nagraj was working on a script for his next in Marathi, but later after working on it for one and a half year, he decided to revisit the story in Hindi, and that is when he approached Amitabh Bachchan and reportedly, the project was locked.