Abhishek Bachchan shared his excitement on Vinod Khanna's inclusion to the cast on Twtter. He tweeted, "Just did my 1st shot with Vinod uncle for Players. I can now proudly say that I've worked with Amar Akbar Anthony! Awesomeness!! Don't know many actors of my generation that have been lucky enough to say that."
Makers of the film have not revealed about the character, which Vinod Khanna is portraying in the film. The film already features an impressive star-cast like Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Bobby Deol, Sonam Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh and others.
Players is the Indian version of Hollywood movie The Italian Job. The movie is directed by Abbas-Mustan and distributed by Studio 18 and Burmawala Partners.