Amitabh Bachchan next home production by AB Corp has been renamed
as 'Bbuddah' so as not to hurt the sentiments of the
followers of Gautam Buddha.
Amitabh mentioned in his blog, "The title of the next AB Corp
production will be spelt 'BBUDDAH', with the tag line
'hoga terra baap!'. Just making sure it does not mingle
(sic) with Gautam Buddha, the saint."
Bbuddahhoga tera baap will be jointly
produced by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and the AB Corp. The film
will be directed by the Tollywood director Puri Jagannath of the
'Pokiri' fame. Amitabh Bachchan added, "The first shot done today
in Mumbai... joining by March 23. I join them when I finish here in
Bhopal for 'Aarakshan'."
Bbuddah will be the Bollywood debut for Puri Jagannath
as a director. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan in the leading role
opposite three leading heroines. Reportedly actresses Hema Malini,
Raveena Tandon have already been roped in as the female leads in
the film. While roping in southern actress Charmme is still