‘Aankhen2’ has mega stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Sidharth Malhotra and Akshaye Khanna. The latest news trickling in is that Sunil Grover has joined the cast.
‘Aankhen’ released in 2002 is a jewel, when talking about heist movies in Hindi. Though no one hoped much, this movie managed to impress the fans and also the critics. Now, the sequel of this movie is all set to go on the floors. You have Amitabh Bachchan from the original cast returning as Vijay Singh Rajput. He is the only actor from the old version. The fans of this movie have been waiting for a sequel to this movie since almost 5 years.
This film is helmed by the ‘Delhi Belly’ fame, Abhinav Deo. According to a report in a newspaper the first schedule will start on the 21st May 2021.
A trade source has informed that the heist in this movie, Aankhen2, is on a much larger scale. Vijay Singh Rajput now returns from prison an leads a fresh team of visually-impaired people for robbing a gaming establishment. This team consists of Akshaye khanna, Sidharth Malhotra and Sunil Grover. The story is based in foreign shores for which the unit has visited Bulgaria and UK. If everything is smooth sailing, the three actors will start shooting in May 2021.
Adding to the news, the source mentioned that Sidharth was currently shooting for ‘Mission Majnu’ in Lucknow and would start preparations in mid-April. The paper got in touch with Abhinav but there was nothing said about the dates, though he agreed on the casting. He agreed to finalizing Amitabh Bachchan, Akshaye Khanna and Sidharth Malhotra but added that they were working on finalizing the fourth actor.
This megastar of ‘Deewar’ will be playing a negative role after an extremely long time.
Regina Cassandra excited to work with Amitabh Bachchan
Regina Cassandra, a Southern star, is making her debut in Bollywood, with Aankhen 2. She admits to being excited and is looking forward to work with the mega star. This actress has worked in Kannada, Telugu and also Tamil films. She admits to be being nervous working with celebrated stars, like the great Amitabh Bachchan. She adds that in this field of acting you have to learn from your seniors and she is looking forward to do so.
Aankhen2 has been in the works since the past three years. The cast has been changed a number of times. The initial plan was to make this movie with Anil Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and others, it was later announced that Saif Ali Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez will be playing major roles. After this, the film was also taken to Kartik Aryan. But nothing seemed to be working well for the crew.
The second part is a complete original script but has the same thrill and elements of the original. Sidharth Malhotra plays the role of a blind man in this movie. Big B might play the protagonist or the main villain. It is ‘wait and watch’.