Abhishek Bachchan to star in 'The Shaukeens'

The very talented Abhishek Bachchan, who is currently basking in the glory of his Rs 100 crore film 'Happy New Year' might be a busy man these days, but that surely doesn't stop him from doing what he likes. The actor reportedly will be seen doing a guest role in a film directed by his namesake Abhishek Sharma.

By Ritika Handoo | Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014, 12:01 PM IST
Abhishek Bachchan to star in 'The Shaukeens'

New Delhi: The very talented Abhishek Bachchan, who is currently basking in the glory of his Rs 100 crore film 'Happy New Year' might be a busy man these days, but that surely doesn't stop him from doing what he likes. The actor reportedly will be seen doing a guest role in a film directed by his namesake Abhishek Sharma.

According to media reports, Bachchan junior, who despite having a packed schedule for 'HNY' promotional events, decided to take some time out for Sharma's 'The Shaukeens', which left the filmmaker quite impressed.

The actor, who is known for leaving everyone in splits with his impeccable comic timing, has made Sharma his fan number one. The filmmaker reportedly confessed into turning an Abhishek fan after watching him perform.

'The Shaukeens' is a remake of classic 1982 comedy titled 'Shaukeen'. The film has an ensemble cast of Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor, Piyush Mishra and Lisa Haydon. It is set to hit the theatres on November 7, 2014.