Anees Bazmee to direct `Aankhen 2` for Gaurang Doshi

IANS| Last Updated: Jun 16, 2014, 16:37 PM IST

Mumbai: 12 years after Vipul Shah`s directorial debut ‘Aankhen’, about a bunch of blind men undertaking a dare devilish bank heist, the film`s producer Gaurang Doshi is all set to roll with the sequel. And this time Anees Bazmee will helm the project.

Doshi reportedly had a fall-out with Shah during the making of ‘Aankhen’. They parted acrimoniously and the sequel remained uncertain for all these years.

Interestingly Bazmee had a fall-out with Shah during the making of ‘Singh Is Kinng’.

Confirming this Bazmee said: "Yes, Gaurang and I have met over `Aankhen 2`. I am right now in Ahmedabad for a function. As soon as I return to Mumbai, we`ll finalise the details."

The original film was top-lined by Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and Bipasha Basu.

Doshi said: "Twelve years seems like a long time to sit on a sequel. But what to do? So much has happened since then. `Aankhen 2` will have a completely new cast."

"But I can assure you, the actors would be as exciting this time as they were in `Aankhen`. God willing we`ll make a stupendous success," he added.