Confirmed! Amitabh Bachchan joins Prabhas, Deepika Padukone for next movie

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Amitabh Bachchan with Deepika Padukone
Amitabh Bachchan with Deepika Padukone

Mumbai : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been officially roped in for an untitled project starring Bahubali's Prabhas and Deepika Padukone. The upcoming movie will be celebrating 50 long years of the Vyjayanthi Films - a production house bankrolling it.

The untitled venture will be directed by 'Mahanati' fame filmmaker Nag Ashwin.

Confirming the news on social media, megastar Amitabh Bachchan shared the first glimpse of the movie.

He thanked the makers with a heartfelt note reading: "T 3685 - An honour and a privilege to be a part of this momentous & most ambitious venture .. and my greetings for the completion of 50 years for @VyjayanthiFilms  .. may you celebrate another 50 .. and on !!"

Earlier in July, the makers had announced the project with Deepika Padukone and Prabhas as the lead pair.

Director Nag Ashwin had expressed his excitement over the casting and was quoted as saying: "I'm very excited to see Deepika play this character. It is something no mainstream lead has done before and will be quite a surprise for everyone. The pairing of Deepika and Prabhas will be one of the main highlights of the film and the story between them, I believe will be something audiences will carry in their hearts for years to come."