Mumbai: Director Umesh Shukla of OMG: Oh My God! fame will
start shooting his second film Mere Apne with actor
Abhishek Bachchan soon. He says it
is a family oriented movie.
"In the next four weeks, we will confirm Abhishek's dates and
will start shooting. The schedule will complete in one go, it is a
60-day schedule. We will be shooting in Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim
and London," Shukla told IANS.
The film has the same title as a 1971 movie. However, Shukla
confirmed it is not a remake of any film. "It is a family oriented
film with lots of fun and humour. I am quite excited about this
project," he said.
Abhishek was his only choice for the film, says the director,
confident that the actor will do justice to his role. "When I was
scripting the film, I knew I only want Abhishek in the film... I
believe Abhishek suits the role the best."
The rest of the cast is yet to be locked. "Things will take
time. It is only Abhishek who has been finalised as of now. The
rest of the cast and crew, I will decide later," he said.