Ajay Devgn, who shares screen space with Big B, will be directing the 78-year-old megastar in May.
New Delhi: It looks like Amitabh Bachchan has added another film to his impressive roster of upcoming projects. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh announced on Saturday that Mr. Bachchan and Ajay Devgn were collaborating on a new film called Mayday. Judging by the description of Taran Adarsh, “May Day” seems to be a thrilling thriller. Ajay Devgn, who shares screen space with Big B, will be directing the 78-year-old megastar in May. “Ajay Devgn will direct Amitabh Bachchan in a human drama called Mayday,” Taran Adarsh wrote on Twitter.
While Ajay Devgn will also star in the film with Mr. Bachchan, the rest of the cast has yet to be finalized. The film schedule will begin in December: “Ajay plays the pilot in the film. The rest of the actors are being finalized … Producer and director Ajay Devgn … Starts in December this year in Hyderabad,” Taran Adarsh tweeted.
BIGGG NEWS… #AjayDevgn to direct #AmitabhBachchan… An edge-of-the-seat human drama… Titled #Mayday… #Ajay is playing a pilot in the film… Remaining cast under finalisation… Produced and directed by #AjayDevgn… Starts this Dec in #Hyderabad. pic.twitter.com/N8vhHt1cnW
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) November 7, 2020
Ajay Devgn and Amitabh Bachchan have previously worked together in films such as Aag, Satyagraha, Khakee, Teen Patti and Major Saab.
Ajay Devgn made his directorial debut in 2008 in U Me Aur Hum, which became his seventh film with his wife Kajol. Ajay Devgn’s resume as director also includes the 2016 film Shivaay. Both films were written and produced by Ajay Devgn. In terms of films, he was last seen in Tanhaji and has an ordered list of upcoming projects. Ajay Devgn has produced the films Chhalaang, Big Bull and Tribhanga, starring Kajol. He will also be seen in Sooryavanshi, RRR and Maidaan.
Amitabh Bachchan was last seen in Gulabo Sitabo and is currently hosting the film Kaun Banega Crorepati 12. His films include Chehre, Brahmastra and Jhund.