Sameer Sharma: Want to cast Amitabh, Farhan in a musical
Posted on: 12:01 PM IST Feb 05, 2013
Mumbai: Director Sameer Sharma of 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' fame is all set to make a musical and megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar are in his wishlist for lead roles. Currently, the film titled as 'Jugalbandi' is in
"I am working on the script. Its a drama film with music in the background. There will be lot of music, different ragas, jazz...it will be musical jugalbandi between East and West," Sharma told PTI.
"It is a drama between two men. It is a relationship between two men. It will be a two-hero film. Also, there will be a love story in it," he said.
"Its my wish to cast Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar for the film. As I feel both have great sense of music. According to me both are perfect for the film. Once I am done with the scripting process, I would definitely go and approach
them. Its a dream cast," he said.
Sharma has grown up in a music environment which was one of the prime reasons, he was inspired to make a film on this theme.
"I come from the family of music.. legendary singer Mukesh is my grandfather. I always wanted to do a film on music. I was working on this film along with 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana'," he said.
Sharma hopes to finish the scripting process in a month's time and is likely to begin work this year itself. If all goes well, this will be Sharma second film as a director.
He made his debut last year with Anurag Kashyap film starring Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi in lead roles. The film did average business at the box office.