Catch the crackling chemistry of superstars - Amitabh & Dhanush in the World Television Premiere of Shamitabh!
India’s first and most preferred Hindi movies channel, Zee Cinema, adhering to its promise of bringing latest blockbuster to the television screens bring yet another original yet compelling drama, ‘Shamitabh’ on Sunday, 29th November, at 9 PM.
Directed by R. Balki, Shamitabh features the stalwart of Hindi cinema, Amitabh Bachchan, along with eminent superstar from the South, Dhanush. Known for mainstreaming out-of-the-box screenplays, R. Balki, this time delivered a stellar concept bringing forth the unforgettable baritone of Mr. Bachchan and superlative acting prowess of Dhanush. He titled the film innovatively, SHAMITABH, which when decoded, is the combination of Dhanu'sh' and 'Amitabh'. This movie also marks the Bollywood debut of southern superstar Kamal Haasan’s youngest daughter, Akshara Haasan.
The only Bollywood film to be shot in picturesque locations of Finland, Shamitabh also marks legendary music director Illyaraja’s comeback in Hindi mainstream cinema. The film also shows a real life incident about Amitabh Bachchan where he was rejected by All India Radio due to his heavy baritone.
The film narrates the story of Danish (Dhanush) who is a mute aspiring actor from a small village but with great acting talents. To pursue his dreams, Danish lands up in Mumbai where meets assistant director Akshara Pandey (Akshara Haasan) who is impressed by his antics. In spite of their dual efforts, Danish is unable to get work in movies as he cannot speak. With the help of new technology using the voice of an outcast artist Amitabh Sinha (Amitabh Bachchan), Akshara devises and creates ‘Shamitabh’. Together they take the film industry by storm and earn a lot of fame and success. An unstoppable fight of ego comes in action and the clashes drift the duo apart, destroying the success and name that they had achieved.
Will Akshara be able to mend the differences between Danish and Amitabh? Will the duo come together as Shamitabh ever again?
~Tune-in to Shamitabh on Sunday, 29th November at 9 PM only on Zee Cinema!~