This Article is From Oct 29, 2014

Amitabh Bachchan to Shift Focus From Televsion to Films

Amitabh Bachchan to Shift Focus From Televsion to Films

This image was posted on Facebook by Amitabh Bachchan.

Mumbai:

After wrapping up the eighth edition of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, megastar Amitabh Bachchan now awaits the "verdict of masses" on his forthcoming films set for 2015 release.

The 72-year-old is currently shooting for three projects - Shamitabh, Piku and Wazir.

Director R Balki, is directing Shamitabh which also features south Indian star Dhanush and marks the Bollywood debut of superstar Kamal Haasan's daughter Akshara.

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar's Piku will see Amitabh reuniting with actress Deepika Padukone and Irrfan, while Waziris Bejoy Nambiar's directorial venture, which is written and produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The film also stars actors Farhan Akhtar and Aditi Rao Hyadri.

"KBC wrapping up shall mean greater concentration on the films in hand with Shamitabh, Piku and Wazir the Vinod Chopra produced Bijoy Nambiar directed film on the floors now," he said in his blog post.

"All to be released in the year of 2015 and I await the verdict, as do many that are involved in it, when it shall reach the masses, the final answer, the final question, the final outcome."

The grand finale episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 will be aired on November 9 on Sony Entertainment Television.