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Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar’s ‘Do’ Renamed ‘Wazir’

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MUMBAI: After creating buzz with the first look of the film which showcases the actors (Farhan Akhtar and Amitabh Bachchan) engaged in a game of chess with Big B seated on a wheelchair against the backdrop of the famous Haus Khas village in Delhi, the makers of the movie has another surprising announcement.

Earlier named Do, the upcoming film of Bachchan and Akhtar has been officially titled Wazir.

Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, the film is being written and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The movie also stars Aditi Rao Hyadri as AKhtar’s love interest.

Farhan took to Twitter to announce the change in the film’s title. “The Vidhu Vinod Chopra/ Bejoy Nambiar film is now officially titled Wazir,” he tweeted.

Bachchan, 72, is reportedly playing an ailing bed ridden chess master in the movie while Akhtar, 40, will play an ATS officer in the film. The film is slated to go on floor on 29 September 2015.

Bachchan has earlier worked with Chopra in 2007 film Eklavya: The Royal Guard but this is the first collaboration between the actor and Nambiar, best known for helming Shaitan.

The megastar is currently working on Shoojit Sircar's Piku starring Deepika Padukone and Irrfan Khan. On the other hand, Farhan Akhtar is wrapping up his sister Zoya Akhtar's film Dil Dhadakne Do. The actor is also producing films like Bangistan, Raees and the upcoming film on time travelling starring Sidharth Malhotra under his banner Excel Entertainment.

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