Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘Aankhen 2’ to also star Jackie Chan?

Bollywood’s megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to appear in a sequel to his 2002 heist thriller ‘Aankhen’. The Vipul Amrutlal Shah directorial (that also featured Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal, Arjun Rampal and Sushmita Sen) revolved around three visually impaired men who are asked 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.

Sixteen years later, a sequel has been announced where Amitabh Bachchan will play the lead once again. The forthcoming project will be co-produced by Eros International and Tarun Agarwal.

As per a Mumbai Mirror report, Amitabh Bachchan has signed the dotted lines for the film which will now be directed by Anees Bazmee. “Amit ji liked the script and has given his nod to the project. Anees has begun prep and will start shooting in 2019. The team is targeting an early 2020 release,” a source told Mumbai Mirror.

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Even the makers have confirmed the news with a tweet,

According to the report, “Sushant Singh Rajput and Vicky Kaushal are also in the running for other lead parts. And since the story revolves around a casino owned by a Chinese, the makers are considering Jackie Chan for the part.”

Now isn’t that something we would love to see!

On the work front, Big B will next be seen in ‘Thugs Of Hindostan.’ The action drama also features Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh in pivotal roles. He also plays a pivotal role in Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt starrer ‘Brahmastra’ that is being directed by Ayan Mukerji.

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