MUMBAI: Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan are all set to share the screen for the very first time. Yes! Amidst a lot of speculations, about the star cast of the upcoming Yash Raj film Thug, it is now confirmed that Aamir will star opposite Amitabh Bachchan in the film.
As per reports, during an interview with a leading portal, Amitabh Bachchan has confirmed that Aamir is very much a part of the film. He said, “It’s a great honour and privilege to be working with Aamir and to be working with Yash Raj again and also to work with Victor, I just look forward to that moment” and went on to reveal that Thug may not be the final title of the film.
Reportedly, Yash Raj would soon make an official announcement regarding the same which is still due. The movie will supposedly go on floors next year. Big B, who seems all excited for teaming up with the perfectionaist Aamir, said, “I don’t know if I can talk much about the film at this moment. I haven’t been given permission. All I can say is that it is a very exciting subject.”
Big B is currently busy promoting Pink, also starring Taapsee Pannu and Aamir is wrapping up the production of his sports drama Dangal.
The movie was first said to be offered to Hrithik Roshan who opted out of it.
The news of having Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan in one frame in itself is exciting enough to expect a good movie coming our way. The project will be helmed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, who also directed Dhoom 3. The movie is based on the novel Confession of a Thug. The release slot is yet to be decided.