On December 5th, Amitabh Bachchan wrote on his blog: “It’s time to pick up that bundle of scripts that lie untouched in front and to read and go through them with a certain consideration. It is time to finalize that one film which shall give me the impetus of a challenge. It is time to move in front with eagerness and will, to claim and to study to work and to expect .. it is time!!”
Well, now it is time to announce the projects he has signed so far for 2012. He has a full plate in 2012, not only will he be hosting KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati) he has also signed 3 films directed by a some of the best including Shirish Kunder, Ashutosh Gowariker, and Prakash Jha.
Right before finalizing the scripts he tweeted, “there is always great joy in expectation .. expect and fulfill, and enjoy!!”
Mr. Bachchan confirmed all three upcoming projects on Twitter and the first up is Shirish Kunder’s film. “So finally a decision! Doing Shirish Kunder’s film ‘Common Man’. Starting in a couple of months .. koi bhi insaan aam nahi hota!”
Shirish says it is a dream come true to work with the esteemed actor. About the premise of the film he tweeted, “COMMON MAN is an inspiring story that every person can relate to & inspire them to realize their uniqueness & achieve success through it. And who better than @SrBachchan to convey this noble story and inspire every COMMON MAN.”
Talking about the project in an interview the director says it is a dramatic comedy, “It’s more a of The Pursuit Of Happiness kind of genre where the common man uses the skill set that he has to be unique. In fact I can say that post watching the film, the audiences will feel that they can be unique within the crowd without being someone special.”
Common Man stars filming in March of 2012, as for the other projects watch this space for more we will be bringing you all the scoop!