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Jackie to play father to Akshay and Sidharth

With reports about Jackie Shroff playing an alcoholic in Karan Malhotra’s film and Sidharth Malhotra himself confirming to Screen that he is doing the director’s next

Written by Namita Nivas | Mumbai |
Updated: July 18, 2014 1:00:13 am
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With reports about Jackie Shroff playing an alcoholic in Karan Malhotra’s film and Sidharth Malhotra himself confirming to Screen that he is doing the director’s next, when contacted, Karan Malhotra refused to divulge any details about the film.
Apparently, Shroff will play Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra’s father in the Hindi remake of the American film The Warrior, a role that fetched Nick Nolte an Oscar nomination. “It is too early and I am not at liberty to speak about it till Karan Johar, who is the producer, makes an official announcement,” said Karan Malhotra about the film that revolves around two brothers who meet each other in the boxing ring.
However, when contacted, Jackie said that he is working on the dates for the film and that, “Karan Malhotra is the best person to give more details.” When asked how different would his role be from the original, he mentioned, “Emotions don’t change.”

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