Ever since Amitabh Bachchan saw Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s BADLAPUR he has been obsessed by the intensity of the brilliant actor. Reports have it that Amitabh Bachchan, who recently experimented with his image in PIKU and worked with sensitive actor Irrfan Khan has been toying to share space with another spirited actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui and has asked his favorite writer Sujoy Ghosh to write a script keeping them in mind.
Till now what was regarded as a buzz has now turned true with Nawazuddin Siddiqui confirming about the upcoming film at a press meet held in a five star hotel in Mumbai. The ‘Manjhi The Mountain Man’ replying to media query about their film together candidly confirmed, “We haven’t started the project yet. It is in its premature stage. But I will soon be working with Mr. Bachchan.”
A source close to the film said, “Sujoy Ghosh was excited when Amitji told him to pen a script bringing Amitji and Nawazuddin Siddiqui together.” He added, “The film is probably titled KERALA and might go on floors by the end of this year.”
Speaking about the film the source said, “The movie is a thriller and will be mostly shot in locations in the southern state and will be directed by Sujoy Ghosh.”
Nawazuddin Siddiqui briefing the media said, “The movie is in its scripting stage and once done it would be narrated to us. Besides after the narration the director has organized an acting workshop, which incidentally is not seen these days.”
“However I am excited as the workshop will give me to understand Amitji better and we both can give our best,” he quipped.