Confirming the news, Amitabh wrote in his blog that he is going to act with Saif. “Preparations for Aarakshan with Prakash Jha are on in swing and another meet today was done to finalize aspects of the oncoming shoot. Saif Ali Khan now replaces Ajay and soon we shall be making a final announcement of this," he wrote.
Saif and Amitabh had earlier worked together in Eklavya - The Royal Guard, which went to the Oscars. Let"s see if the duo will repeat history!
It was earlier reported Ajay Devgan would act with Amitabh Bachchan in Prakash Jha's next film Aarakshan, which deals with the issue of reservation and its impact on the society. But now, Ajay is out of the film and Saif Ali Khan has replaced him.