Amitabh Bachchan to work with Anurag Kashyap

Feb 28, 2013, 07:40 IST | PTI

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is teaming up with Anurag Kashyap in his next untitled movie

The 70-year-old will play the lead in the thriller, which is set to go on the floors early next year.

Amitabh Bachchan

"I am delighted to be working with Anurag, a director, who has through his rugged belief in his kind of cinema compelled us to fall in line with him. I have a general concept of the story and anxiously wait for him to begin shooting," Bachchan said.

Anurag Kashyap

The duo recently worked together on short film "Bombay Talkies". "I'm thrilled. Like everyone, I have also been a fan of Mr Bachchan from my growing up years.

Though I wanted to make a film with him for the longest time, I wanted to be sure that the role is something he has never done before. While working on the short film with him, I got this idea, which we discussed and he agreed," Kashyap said in a statement The movie will be produced by Phantom Films. 

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