Sequel of Aankhen in offing

MUMBAI: Producer Gaurang Doshi is well on way to make a sequel of his 2002 film Aankhen that starred Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Paresh Rawal and Sushmita Sen in lead roles. But this time besides Bachchan, the entire cast is set to change.

Talking about the fresh star cast, Doshi has said, "There will be a new cast except for Amitabh Bachchan. We are on the verge of finalising things and would make an announcement soon."

Though the original was directed by Vipul Shah, the second installment will be helmed by a new director. "We have been working on this idea of a sequel since quite some time. The first part of the film had two endings -- one for the Indian market and the other for the overseas audience. The three protagonists in the film would remain blind," averred Doshi, while revealing his plans.

The sequel that will be shot in India, Canada and England would go on floors soon and is expected to release next year.

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