‘Lucky to be sharing screen space with Big B’
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui said he considers himself fortunate to be sharing screen space with megastar Amitabh Bachchan.
Nawazuddin will be working with Bachchan in his next film Kerala to be penned by Sujoy Ghosh and directed by Vibhu Puri. “I have always had a dream of working with Amitabh Bachchan. It is a coincidence that I am getting to work with such a big actor in my next film. I consider myself fortunate for having got this opportunity,” Nawazuddin told reporters here at an event.
Reportedly, it was Big B, who asked Sujoy to write a film with him and Nawazuddin in the lead. According to Nawazuddin, the shooting for this film will begin from next month in Kolkata.
In the past, the Gangs of Wasseypur actor has worked with superstars of the industry, including Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan in different films. There have been reports that Nawazuddin will also be working with Queen director Vikas Bahl.
However, when asked about it, Nawazuddin dismissed it saying, “It is not true. I don’t know where these reports come from.” The 49-year-old actor, who is riding on the success of his last outing Manjhi: The Mountain <g data-gr-id="20">Man,</g> will be seen with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in Sujoy Ghosh’s next.