Amitabh Bachchan was earlier roped in for Sujoy Ghosh’s ambitious venture Badlaa with Vidya Balan and Naseeruddin Shah, and now the icon will once again be seen playing the lead role in another venture of Ghosh’s upcoming project. The film is a screen adaptation of novel ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’.
Amitabh Bachchan will be seen as a mathematician who silently loves his neighbour, a divorcee and helps her in covering up the murder of her rude and cruel ex-husband. Sujoy the director also revealed the romance in the film is inspired by Bollywood hits like Sholay and Kala Patthar where Amitabh Bachcan portrayed a similar kind of silent devotion towards Jaya Bachchan and Rekha.
The movie will be produced by Balaji Motion Pictures, Sujoy, who is currently in the scripting stage, is yet to be finalize the rest of the cast for the film.