Aankhen 2 announced: Amitabh Bachchan to be joined by Jackie Chan? Film to star Vicky & Sushant Singh Rajput too?

Aankhen 2 announced: Amitabh Bachchan to be joined by Jackie Chan? Film to star Vicky & Sushant Singh Rajput too?
By: Team Fm
Updated: 24 Aug 2018 03:36 PM
The very exciting 2002 film 'Aankhen' that starred Amitabh Bachchan, Arjun Rampal, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen and Paresh Rawal, is returning after 16 years with it's sequel 'Aankhen 2' and while Big B remains to be the lead in it, the other actors who are speculated to be joining him are Sushant Singh Rajput, Vicky Kaushal and Hollywood star Jackie Chan. The highly anticipated  'Aankhen 2' will be directed by Anees Bazmee and it will be produced by Eros International and Tarun Agarwal.

Sushmita Sen, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and Amitabh Bachchan on 2002 'Aankhen' poster


Eros Now also confirmed the news through their official Twitter handle and the tweet read- "Gear up for the new heist-thriller! & to produce starring . More big names to be announced soon in the ensemble cast, watch this space! Dir. by Anees Bazmee, film to go on floor in 2019 & release in January 2020 ".



According to a source of Mumbai Mirror, Sushant Singh Rajput and Vicky Kaushal are in the running for the other lead part. “And since the story revolves around a casino this time owned by a Chinese, the makers are considering Jackie Chan for the part,” adds the source.

Jackie Chan has earlier shared screen with Bollywood actors Sonu Sood, Disha Patani and Amyra Dastur in her adventure-comedy film 'Kung Fu Yoga' for which he shot parts in India too.

The 2002 'Aankhen' directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah told the story of a man named Vijay Singh Rajput(played by Amitabh Bachchan) who worked at a bank but after he was fired, he plans a heist on the same bank and trains three blind men Arjun, Akshay and Paresh to execute it. Sushmita was forced to assist him in the same. The film ended with a huge and unexpected twist.



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