The trailer of Shamitabh shows Amitabh Bachchan at loggerheads with Dhanush, a newcomer who rises to unprecedented fame in the film industry
Big B and Dhanush's names are written in an innovative spelling jumble that reads "Dhanu-SHAMITABH-Bachchan"
Amitabh Bachchan thanked R Balakrishnan for coming up with an "innovative creativity" in Paa
After wrapping up Kaun Banega Crorepati 8, Big B will now focus on his films Shamitabh, Piku and Wazir
The film's cinematographer P C Sreeream confirmed that only two days of shooting is left on the project
The 31-year old actor is currently basking in the success of his latest release Vella Illa Pattathari
The 71-year-old actor, who will be seen in a rugged look with grey unkempt moustaches and beard in Shamitabh, said it has become difficult to hide the get-up of the film from paparazzi.
The film also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush
Amitabh Bachchan and R Balki had a fruitful association in unique love stories Cheeni Kum and Paa, a film on progeria. Now they have teamed up for Shamitabh and the megastar says that like their previous projects this one too is "out of the ordinary" and "challenging".
Tamil film Vellai Illa Pattathari featuring Dhanush is slated to release on July 18, and its director Velraj says that the actor, who is a pleasure to work with, chipped in with suggestions for the script wherever needed.
Southern actor Dhanush, who made an impressive debut in Bollywood with Raanjhanaa last year, now plans to do only one film each in Tamil and Hindi every year.
Ilaiyaraaja has composed music for over 900 films in his career