Abhishek Bachchan to reprise his dad’s role in a remake

He has always avoided doing remakes of movies in which his father had acted. Jr Bachchan always felt that no actor, including him, could do justice to a role done by Amitabh Bachchan. But now, Abhishek Bachchan has decided to take on the challenge and is ready to reprise his dad’s role in Do Aur Do Paanch remake. The original flick also starred Shashi Kapoor.

The film remake will be produced by Kunal Kohli and has only Abhishek Bachchan in mind to play the lead actor. Buzz has it that Bobby Deol would be taking up the role of Shashi Kapoor, while the leading lady is still being finalized.

Filmmaker Kunal Kohli though confirmed the news, he refused to give out any details about the cast. He said, “It’s too early to reveal anything, we will make a formal announcement as soon as we are ready with all details.”.

If all goes well, Abhishek Bachchan would be essaying the comic character, which he does best.

The Do Aur Do Paanch remake will reportedly be directed by debutante Akshaye Puri, who is a maternal cousin of designer Manish Malhotra and actor Varun Dhawan..

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