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Eros International and R Balki team up for Shamitabh

Shamitabh, is the third film with the actor-director combination of Amitabh Bachchan and Balki

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Amitabh Bachchan

After successfully distributing English Vinglish worldwide, Media Limited and R. Balki, will be distributing the filmmaker's next venture, Starring Amitabh Bachchan, and Akshara Haasan, the film will release  on February 6, 2015.

Shamitabh, is the third film with the actor-director combination of Bachchan and after Cheeni Kum (2007) and Paa (2009). The movie also marks the acting debut of Akshara Haasan, daughter of Kamal Haasan and Sarika. English Vinglish marked the directorial debut of Gauri Karnik, Balki's wife and also featured Bachchan in a cameo.

Sunil Lulla, managing director, ErosInternational Media Ltd said, "is an exciting collaboration with whose films feature contemporary themes with strong content and fabulous casting. With this film, we wish to present a heart warming story that will entertain fans and audiences with an unforgettable experience."

added, "This film is my third collaboration with Eros. We had partnered in Cheeni Kum, English Vinglish and now Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, Radhakrishnan Damani, Abhishek Bachchan, Gauri and myself are glad to have Eros as the co producer on this project too. The film couldn't have got a better marketing and distribution team to back it".

First Published: Wed, August 27 2014. 14:06 IST