Director Sameer wants to cast Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar in a musical

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 12:27

Mumbai: Director Sameer Sharma of `Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana` fame is all set to make a musical and megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar are in his wish list for lead roles.
Currently, the film titled as `Jugalbandi` is in scripting stages.

"I am working on the script. It’s a drama film with music in the background. There will be lot of music, different ragas, jazz...It will be musical jugalbandi between East and West," Sharma said.

"It is a drama between two men. It is a relationship between two men. It will be a two-hero film. Also, there will be a love story in it," he said.

"It’s my wish to cast Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar for the film. As I feel both have great sense of music. According to me both are perfect for the film. Once I am done with the scripting process, I would definitely go and approach them. It’s a dream cast," he said.

Sharma has grown up in a music environment which was one of the prime reasons, he was inspired to make a film on this theme.

"I come from the family of music.. Legendary singer Mukesh is my grandfather. I always wanted to do a film on music. I was working on this film along with `Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana`," he said.

Sharma hopes to finish the scripting process in a month?s time and is likely to begin work this year itself. If all goes well, this will be Sharma second film as a director.

He made his debut last year with Anurag Kashyap film starring Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi in lead roles. The film did average business at the box office.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 12:27

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