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Amitabh Bachchan reason for making Aankhen 2, says Anees Bazmee

Anees Bazmee says it is only because of actor Amitabh Bachchan that he is making Aankhen 2.

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Anees Bazmee on casting Amitabh Bachchan in Aankhen 2: I have worked with almost all actors but I still considered myself unlucky that I didn’t get a chance to work with Amitji.

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee says it is only because of actor Amitabh Bachchan that he is making Aankhen 2. “I think it is a tough job to make a good film… The reason behind making the film is Mr. Bachchan. I have worked with almost all actors but I still considered myself unlucky that I didn’t get a chance to work with Amitji.” Bazmee said at the announcement of the sequel.

Aankhen 2 is a sequel to the 2002 heist thriller drama film Aankhen which was directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah and featured Big B, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen and Arjun Rampal. “’Aankhen’ was really a good film as it had a tremendous concept. So when Gaurang Doshi came to me with the film I immediately agreed,” he added.

Bazmee shared that his dream to work with the 73-year-old cine icon is full filled now. “This time my attempt is to make a bigger and better sequel.” added the Welcome helmer. Asked about the genre of the film, he said: Aankhen 2 will be a thriller, but with a good amount of humour.” Actors Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi and Ileana D’Cruz have joined Arjun Rampal and Amitabh in Aankhen 2.

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“The biggest motivation to do this film is Amitabh Bachchan who I haven’t directed in my life yet. So it was my dream. Then there is Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi and Arjun Rampal. It is a big film with a lot of stars and I am one of those few directors who still works with an ensemble star cast, ” said Anees Bazmee in an interview given to IndianExpress.com.