MUMBAI: This sure has come out as good news for Amitabh Bachchan and Kajol fans as the megastar will be seen doing a cameo in the latter’s next, Helicopter Eela. Directed by Pradeep Sarkar, Helicopter Eela is a film about parenting and generation gap. The film is based on Aanand Gandhi’s popular Gujarati play, Beta Kaagdo. Kajol will be seen playing a single mother in the film who leaves her successful career behind to raise her son, played by National award-winning actor Riddhi Sen.
Interestingly for those of you who don’t know, ever since the beginning of the project, a part was written keeping Amitabh Bachchan in mind and it was later when director Pradeep Sarkar approached Big B to do it and the actor instantly agreed to do it.
Pradeep Sarkar said in a statement, “There is a particular scene for which we needed him, so we requested him to play this part. It’s an important scene and Mr Bachchan agreed to do this since he has worked with me before and is also close to Ajay and Kajol.”
Amitabh Bachchan will be playing himself in Helicopter Eela. As per a source, “Big B has a sweet appearance. The audience is going to love his cameo. The film also features Riddhi Sen, Neha Dhupia and Tota Roy Chowdhury. Produced by Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada (Pen), Helicopter Eela is slated to release on September 7, 2018.