Shahid Kapoor, Katrina Kaif to star in ‘Aankhen 2’

According to the latest grapevine, Shahid Kapoor and Katrina Kaif have been roped in for the second instalment of super-hit film, ‘Aankhen’. The couple would be joined by versatile actor Nawazuddin Siddhiqui. Amitabh Bachchan from the prequel has been signed in for the sequel, ‘Aankhen 2’. However, official announcement of the movie is yet to be made.

"Aankhen 2 will star Shahid Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in the lead. Official announcements will happen soon," stated Pinkvilla source. When they tried to get in touch with director Anees Bazmi, he said, "There will be official announcements made on this."

When director Anees Bazmee was probed, he said that ‘Aankhen 2’ cannot be made without the megastar. He further said that the official announcement will be made in 15-20 days.

He said, "No comments. But one thing is for sure that without Amitabh Bachchan Aankhen 2 cannot be made. There are 2-3 other actors also signed. Official announcements will be made soon about this may be in 15-20 days."

‘Aankhen’ revolves around a bank robbery by three blind persons. The film features Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Sushmita Sen, Arjun Rampal and Paresh Rawal in the lead.

If everything goes well then Katrina Kaif and Shahid will be seen sharing screen space for the first time.