Kandahar, a Malayalam film based on the hijack of an Indian flight to Afghanistan, will soon go on floors. The film is directed by Major Ravi. While there were reports that Kamal Haasan will share the screen space with Mohanlal in this film, now the director has finalized Amitabh Bachchan.
According to the director Major Ravi, when he narrated the story to Big B he was so impressed and immediately agreed to do the role offered to him.
There are also reports that another young hero from Kollywood could be roped in to play an important role in the film.
The news was confimrened In Kochi on Saturday when Big B was at a function to felicitate Resul Pookutty for his Oscar and more recently for his Padma Award,
Also Big B was seen wearing the traditional south tamil nadu dress Vetti and Shirt for the function.
Big B said, “The ‘dhoti’ in all its pristine glamour, tied up around the waist by shear will power and some dextrous use of the stomach muscle, else it slips down and opens up!! It is just a piece of cloth, no buttons, no belts, no clips nothing. Simple elegant convenient and with its own characteristic charm and above all – air conditioned at all times!!”