In R. Balki’s Shamitabh which has Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush in the lead, it is heard that Bachchan will give his voice to Dhanush who plays a deaf and mute junior artiste. When asked if the reports were indeed true, director Balki reverted that the film is ‘progressing well’.
The film will also introduce Kamal Haasan and Sarika’s younger daughter Akshara Haasan. The film which took off in February has been shot in locations like Mumbai and Goa.
… and to sing for Shamitabh
Amitabh Bachchan is all set to get behind the mic once again. The actor confirmed on his official Twitter account that he has recorded a number for R Balki’s upcoming venture, Shamitabh. Interestingly, Bachchan had sung a number each in his earlier ventures with Balki; Cheeni Kum and Paa.
“Balki and Shamitabh meet. Got to sing another song ..aarrrgghh !! I am hopeless at this. But guess will have to do it!!” Although the name of the song sung by Bachchan has not been revealed yet, it has been composed by Ilayaraja and penned by lyricist Swanand Kirkire.