By: Subhash K. Jha, IndiaFM
Tuesday, August 07, 2007
After Baabul and Baghban, it's time for the prolific
Ravi Chopra to conceive yet another project with Mr Bachchan in
Says Ravi Chopra, "We've so far done Baghban and
Baabul. And decades ago I directed him in Zameer. I
couldn't plunge into another film with him just because of the
rapport we share. The project has to be worthy of his presence. I'm
now planning Pocket Maar with Mr Bachchan for early next year."
Does the Big B play the title role again as he did in
Baghban and Baabul? "No, this time he plays the
victim of a pickpocket's designs. For the man who commits the crime
it's just another job done, and finished with. But what about the
man who loses, say 10,000 rupees? What repercussions does this loss
have on his life? Mr Bachchan will play that man."
victim isn't new to the Big B. He did it recently in Viruddh
and Baghban. But Ravi Chopra has an entirely new character
and look planned for the Big B.