Mumbai: Actor Jackie Shroff has been approached for Amitabh Bachchan - Aamir Khan starrer Thugs of Hindostan.
- Amitabh and Aamir are working together for the first time in the film
- It will be directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya
- Jackie has worked with Vijay and Aamir in Dhoom 3
"Besides the main star cast, the film will also have a strong supporting cast. He (Jackie) has been approached for the film. He has liked the role and given a positive feedback to the team. But he is yet to sign on the dotted line," sources said.
The 59-year-old Ram Lakhan star will be seen in a pivotal role in the movie.
Jackie and Amitabh earlier worked together in filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Eklavya: The Royal Guard, while the former also teamed up with Aamir on Dhoom 3, which was directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, also the helmer of Thugs of Hindostan.
Also, Big B and Aamir are sharing screen space for the first time in the film.
"If all goes as planned, he (Jackie) will be seen in the opening part of the film, like how it was in Dhoom 3," sources said.
The makers are working out the dates and other things with Jackie.
Thugs of Hindostan will be produced by Aditya Chopra's Yash Raj Films (YRF).
According to the makers, the leading actress of the film will be announced soon.
The film will release in Diwali 2018.
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