After 'Badla', Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan is roped for another mystery thriller alongside 'Why Cheat India' actor Emraan Hashmi. Film Critic and Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to confirm the news. In the post, he revealed that the film is all set to go on floors on May 10, 2019.
The film, produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Saraswati Entertainment Private Limited, will be helmed by Rumi Jaffrey. Confirming the news, Adarsh shared a picture of the trio and wrote, "Anand Pandit's Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi starrer - a mystery thriller [not titled yet] - will commence shooting from 10 May 2019... Directed by Rumi Jaffrey... Produced by Anand Pandit Motion Pictures and Saraswati Entertainment P Ltd... 21 Feb 2020 release."
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This will be the first time Big B and Emraan will be sharing screen space. As per media reports, the movie will also feature veteran actor Annu Kapoor. It is scheduled to hit the theatres on February 21, 2020.
Rumi Jaffrey, who is directing the film, has earlier been credited for writing films like 'Coolie No 1', 'Hero No 1' and 'Chalte Chalte'. Jaffrey has earlier helmed Akshaye Khanna starrer 'Gali Gali Chor Hai' and other films like 'Life Partner' and 'God Tussi Great Ho'. Anand has previously bankrolled ventures like 'Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2', 'Sarkar 3', 'Satyamev Jayate', 'Bazaar' and 'Total Dhamaal'.
Meanwhile, on the work front, Amitabh Bachchan will be next seen in Ayan Mukerji's 'Brahmastra' alongside Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor and the actor is also set to make his Tamil debut with a bilingual film 'Uyarndha Manithan' titled as 'Tera Yaar Hoon Main' in Hindi.
On the other hand, Emraan has been roped in for the Hindi remake of Malayalam supernatural thriller 'Erza'.
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