Over the years, Bollywood filmmakers have noticed a growing interest in sports drama, and among all sports, cricket appears to be receiving a huge amount of attention. To be clear, cricket is considered a religion in India, and the movie makers have capitalised on this. While multiple cricket movies are set to hit the big screen in the upcoming months (Jersey, Shabaash Mithu, Chakda Xpress, etc. ), R Balki is reportedly working on a cricket-themed film.
According to sources, Abhishek Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, and Shabana Azmi will star in the film. And now, according to the most recent update, Abhishek Bachchan’s role in the cricket story has been revealed. According to a source, Abhishek Bachchan would portray a cricket mentor to Saiyami Kher in the film. Although no official confirmation has been given in this regard, if the claims are genuine, it will be the first time the Bob Biswas actor appears in such a character on the big screen.
The actress will portray a cricket player in the film. Both actors are sports fans, not just as spectators, but as active participants. Saiyami was a member of the Maharashtra cricket team at the school level. The actress was even considered for the National Team, but she chose to compete in the badminton state championships instead. Abhishek, like his legendary father, is a die-hard football fan. However, he also enjoys the sport of cricket. Bachchan junior has also been seen as a hands-on motivator and ASFC player (All Stars Football Club). His undying devotion to his Kabaddi team is well documented.
In the meantime, Abhishek Bachchan is working on the second season of the critically acclaimed Breathe: Into The Shadows. The team had begun filming for the upcoming season in October 2021, with Nithya Menen and Amit Sadh in the major roles, and had gotten the fans enthusiastic. “The face-off begins as we prepare up for a new season of #BreatheIntoTheShadows #BreatheOnPrime,” Abhishek posted alongside a photo of his team on social media.