The Dhanush-Akshara Haasan starrer is all set to bring these directors together for the first time
R. Balki has been talking a lot about Shamitabh since a long time. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush and Akshara Haasan, the film is almost about to. Now the director has managed to make seven Bollywood achievers to act in his film.
While it is quite common for actors that too in Bollywood to make cameo appearances in the film that have even their rivals in lead characters, Balki has made six of his director friends to appear in the film. Rajkumar Hirani, Gauri Shinde, Karan Johar, Mahesh Bhatt, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and Anurag Basu are the directors who have acted in the film. Apart from this ace lyricist Javed Akthar and Producers Boney Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor will also be appearing in the film. Contrary to the Bollywood custom they won’t be dancing to a group song instead they play themselves and speak about stardom which will be an important segment of the film.
Shamitabh is the third film of Balki after Cheeni Kum and Pa For all the three films the music director and cinematographer are our maestro Ilaiyaraja and PC Sreeram respectively.