Rani Mukherjee and Abhishek Bachchan in a still from Bunty Aur Babli (Pic Courtesy: YRF Films)
Abhishek Bachchan and Rani Mukherjee's con drama Bunty Aur Babli will get a second inning is no news now but the star cast that has been chosen for the film is quite intriguing. Reports suggest Siddhant Chaturvedi will be the new generation Bunty and a new face will be launched to step into Rani's shoes as lady-con star.
Although nothing has been confirmed by Yash raj Films, and the actor's duo, the first look of the film will be out soon. The film will retain its original essence and have Rani and Abhishek in a special role in the sequel. Reports by Peeping Moon suggest that Sharvari Wagh who hit the spotlight for being known as Gold actor and Vicky Kaushal's brother, Sunny Kaushal's girlfriend has bagged the lead role and Yash Raj Films is planning to launch her with the film.
Bunty Aur Babli, was woven around two small-town misfits Rakesh Trivedi (Abhishek) and Vimmi Saluja (Rani) who dream of becoming rich and famous and and to reach their aim turn to a life of fraud and become famous con artists. The movie also featured megastar Amitabh Bachchan in a lead role.
Siddhant was much appreciated for his debut movie Gully Boy and leaving aside his stint as a voiceover artist for Men in Black International, has been missing limelight ever since. The actor reportedly rejected Chak de actor Shimit Amin's action film and has also turned down speculations of an MC Sher spin-off in near future. Bunty and Bubly 2 will indeed be a great movie to make a smashing comeback.
It will be interesting to see the newbies step into the shoes of this thug couple. Naturally, there will be tremendous pressure of expectations on them if they are given a chance to be the next 'Bunty' and 'Babli'. The actor already enjoys a huge female following and currently on an experimental spree.