Monday, July 09, 2007
Just when it was rumoured that Bunty Walia had shelved his film
Just Punjabi, the producer has decided to revive the
It has been close to two years since Walia announced his film.
Back then, it was reported that Sanjay Dutt had been signed for the
lead role, while Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai were in talks
to act in the film. Apoorva Lakhia was supposed to direct the
But Lakhia's movie Ek Ajnabee, produced by Walia, turned
out to be a big flop. Thereafter, Lakhia got busy with Shootout
At Lokhandwala. With no progress on Just Punjabi, the
film was assumed shelved.
Bunty Walia is now giving the project a new lease of life.
First-timer Jaspreet Walia will now direct Just Punjabi.
While Sanjay Dutt is still said to be a part of the project, Walia
has reportedly approached Ash and Abhi for other main roles in the
Walia is optimistic that the couple will agree to star in his
film. It remains to be seen whether his optimism comes true.