Amitabh Bachchan on the film sets of Satyagraha –Democracy under Fire

India News Bulletin Desk

Legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan has begun filming for his upcoming project Satyagraha – Democracy under Fire in Bhopal alongside actor Ajay Devgn.

Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn at film sets of Satyagraha
Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn at film sets of Satyagraha
Image: Amitabh Bachchan Twitter

Senior Bachchan shared several photos from his shoot with his fans on Twitter.

Satyagraha –Democracy under Fire is a political thriller directed by Prakash Jha and will be released in August to coincide with India's Independence Day.

The film features star ensemble including Kareena Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Manoj Bajpai and Amrita Rao alongside Bachchan and Devng.

The film will be mostly shot in Bhopal and capital city Delhi. Satyagraha reportedly features Amitabh Bachchan as social activist Anna Hazare and Kareena Kapoor as a television journalist.

The filming began in February with Amitabh Bachchan travelling to Bhopal with his family including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan after a visit to Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai. Bachchan said that genuine water canons were used on the sets of Satyagraha.

In addition to Satyagraha –Democracy under Fire, Amitabh Bachchan’s two other films are scheduled for a 2013  release. It includes Bombay Talkies and the actor’s first Hollywood film The Great Gatsby where he plays the role of Meyer Wolfsheim.

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