Indo-Asian News Service
August 31, 2013 16:56 IST
Director Anees Bazmee is reportedly in talks with Big B and Rekha for the sequel of the 2007 film Welcome
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and
actress Rekha are likely to come together for Anees Bazmee's
upcoming comedy film Welcome Back.
Producer Firoz Nadiadwala and director Anees Bazmee are
reportedly in talks with Bachchan and Rekha for the sequel of
their 2007 hit Welcome.
Big B has already been approached to play the role of
RDX-- a don played by the late actor Feroz Khan in the first
part, while Rekha has been offered to play the role of a
"We are considering Rekhaji for a role which will have
love angle between Nana and Anil. But it is too early to talk
about all this as nothing is decided and confirmed. As there
are three-four veteran actresses that we are thinking of it
all depends if they like it or not, their dates and money
issues," Bazmee said.
Bazmee has not yet met Rekha or narrated the part to
"I am a huge fan of Rekhaji. I wanted to work with her. I
feel since it's a comedy film, Rekhaji will do justice to her
part as she has a superb comic timing," he said.
The erstwhile reel life couple whose onscreen and
offscreen relationship has always provided a fodder to
Bollywood gossip mills.
The two first acted in Do Anjaane (1976) and went to
do films like Muqaddar Ka Sikander (1978), Mr Natwarlal
(1979), Suhaag (1979), Silsila (1981) to name a few.
Actors Nana Patekar and Anil Kapoor will be reprising
their roles in Welcome Back, while John Abraham and Shruti
Hassan are the new additions. The film is expected to go on
floors in a month's time.