Abhishek Bachchan surprised us all by making his way out of the much-awaited Paltan. Was it all because he was already approached for RAW, after it was known that Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer a part of that movie? We get closer to the truth.
Says a source,
“The film (RAW) will now have Abhishek Bachchan playing the lead role. It’s based on true events. The director and producers feel Abhishek is perfect for the slick action-thriller.”
The source explains,
“Vanessa Walia, Bunty Walia’s wife, is one of the producers of the film. Bunty and Abhishek have known each other for years and are close family friends. So, when he liked the script, he okayed the film immediately.”
“He has to maintain a particular physique to pull off the combative action scenes. Along with that, there are a lot of chase sequences — very stylised and high octane.”
Reveals a source close to the actor,
“He (AB) never signed the film (Paltan). They don’t even have proof. He just verbally offered Abhishek the film and he asked for a script narration, which never happened because Dutta is old-fashioned and doesn’t have a proper script per se. That’s when he decided to do RAW over Paltan.”