MUMBAI: For the first time in his career, Amitabh Bachchan has been promoting
a Malayalam film in Mumbai. He took part in the promotion of Kandahar along
with Malayalam film superstar Mohan Lal.
recounts the tale of Flight 814 that was on its way from Tribhuvan International
Airport in Nepal to Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi when it was hijacked.
The hijackers forced the aircraft to land in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The hijackers
released 27 of 176 passengers but fatally stabbed one and wounded several others.
film, written and directed by Major Ravi, has been jointly produced by Sunil C.
Nair under the banner of Zoe Estebe Moviez and Mohan Lal's production house Pranavam
Arts International. Lal said the film was special as Bachchan was acting in a
Malayalam film for the first time.
Bachchan and Lal, the film stars Ganesh Venkatraman, Sumalatha, Parvathy Omanakuttan,
Kaveri Jha, and Ananya among others.
film releases today worldwide.