Yes, you read it right. The Vande Mataram team has approached Amitabh Bachchan himself to star in their film. The bilingual movie, titled Vande Mataram in Malayalam and Aruvadai in Tamil, stars Mammootty, Arjun and Sneha in the lead roles and is directed by Aravindhan.
The film is about the plight of farmers in our society. Mammootty appears as an intelligence officer in this film and Arjun plays a DIG. Sneha appears in the role of a pilot. The film has an ideal Prime Minister's character, the kind of daring leader people dream of -- foresighted, selfless, brilliant and talented. This is the character for which the unit has approached Amitabh Bachchan. The film"s producer Henry has met Amitabh and given him the script in English. Big B has reportedly told the producer that he"ll inform his decision after going through the script. Henry is confident that Amitabh will accept the role once he reads the script.
Amitabh had acted in a Kannada film a couple of years back. It was even reported that the Bollywood superstar would act with Rajinikanth in Sivaji. However, that rumour turned out to false.