Revealed: Amitabh Bachchan’s new film with R Balki is titled ‘Shamitabh’

The film, which was being referred as 'R Balki's next', for a very long time is titled 'Shamitabh'.

Written by Apurva Singh | New Delhi | Updated: May 30, 2014 12:17 pm
R Balki finally unveiled the title of hid upcoming film with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. R Balki finally unveiled the title of hid upcoming film with Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan finally unveiled the title of his upcoming film with R Balki. The film, which also stars Tamil superstar Dhanush, is titled ‘Shamitabh’.

Big B, who had promised to share the film’s ‘unique’ title with fans took to Twitter to reveal the film’s name.

Earlier in the day, Big B had tweeted: “Shall be disclosing name of R Balki film .. do log in .. it is quite unique and different !!” Big B tweeted.

R. Balki stated that they have ‘Sh’ before Amitabh because it is the name of the character in the film.
The film will see Amitabh Bachchan along with South superstar and Rajinikanth’s son-in-law Dhanush coming together for the first time.  While Dhanush will play a mute and deaf character, Amitabh will play the man who will be his voice. The film has been shot in beautiful locales of Mumbai, Goa and Ooty.

Apart from Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush, the film also stars Kamal Haasan’s younger daughter Akshara. ‘Shamitabh’ will mark the debut of Akshara Haasan.

Amitabh Bachchan, 72, who worked with R Balki in ‘Cheeni Kum’ and ‘Paa’, began filming of his new project in Goa last month. Amitabh Bachchan is likely to be seen in a new avatar for the film. (With BollywoodHungama inputs)

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    Nagesh Alagi
    May 30, 2014 at 5:26 am
    Very excited to see ShAmitabh because R.Balki made something new and beautiful ! As always Amitabh Bachchan !
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      ratan006
      May 30, 2014 at 8:12 pm
      Will this be Maestro Ilaiyaraja's 1000th film? This is a world record. No other music director comes even close to having composed OST (songs and BGM) for 1000 films. As for his ociation with Balki, kya kehna? Here's looking forward to the dynamic combination of Balki-Amitabh and Ilaiyaraja's music! Wow!
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        Vinay Singh
        May 30, 2014 at 4:33 am
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