Abhishek Bachchan has turned an
alcoholic and tapori for his upcoming film Happy New Year.
The actor have a double role in the film which is directed by Farah
Sources close to the actor said, "Abhishek plays a double role
for the first time in his career. One of the two characters in the
film is tapori and another is alcoholic. Abhishek has never done a
double role nor has ever played an alcoholic."
Abhishek Bachchan was heard praising superstar Shahrukh
Khan for helping him during the shooting of the film as both
the actors are working together for the first time. Sources said,
"Abhishek had two roles, Shahrukh was absolutely generous helping
Abhishek out and providing him with all inputs needed to play the
According to the reports, Shahrukh had advised Junior Bachchan
to lose weight for his role of a tapori and an alcoholic.
Movie is scheduled to release on October 23, 2014.