Arshad Warsi has replaced Akshay Kumar in Aankhen 2. Yes, You hear it right. Superhit Movie Of year 2002 ‘Aankhen’ starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Arjun Rampal in the lead role are all set for the sequel ‘Aankhen 2’ as reported by INDIA TODAY. While Amitabh Bachchan and Arjun Rampal have been retained from the original star-cast, but Aankhen 2 will see two new additions in the male star-cast in the form of Arshad Warsi and Anil Kapoor.
Arshad Warsi was at the first look launch of Aankhen 2 and when asked about the film-swap with with Akshay Kumar, the actor said, [mks_highlight color=”#f2e41f”]”Bahut Purani planning hai. Humne bachpan main socha tha kya karenge. It’s a coincidence. It happens at times. Abhi isme koi kuch nahi hai. Hota hai aisa. Kabhi koi yeh role kar leta hai. So, it’s fine”[/mks_highlight]
Its an ironical twist that Arshad Warsi has replaced Akshay Kumar in Aankhen 2!
It’s Arshad’s first film with Big B and he is excited like never before as he also mentioned [mks_highlight color=”#f2e41f”]“From my childhood, I have loved him. He is my hero and always will be. I respect all other actors but when you love somebody he is everything. I am so happy to be here and I don’t think any actor is complete if he hasn’t shared the screen with Mr. Bachchan.”[/mks_highlight]
Aankhen Sequel will also have star-cast of Amitabh Bachchan, Regina Cassandra, Ileana D’Cruz and Anil Kapoor in lead roles. The story will revolve around three blind protagonists planning to rob a casino and movie will be directed by Anees Bazmee. The shooting of ‘Aankhen 2’ will start on January 1, 2017.