Kamal Haasan, Saif Ali Khan to share screen space in ‘Amar Hai’


Superstar Kamal Haasan is making his comeback in Hindi cinema after a long hiatus. He is teaming up with Saif Ali Khan for his next venture titled, ‘Amar Hai’, a film based on relationship between modern-day politics, finance and the underworld. The action thriller will be helmed by Kamal Haasan himself.

‘Amar Hai’ will be jointly produced by Virendra K Arora and Arjun N Kapoor.

"Amar Hai is special to us in many ways. One, it is that iconic project which is sure to mark the much-awaited Kamal Haasan foray into Hindi cinema. Two, the film will see Kamal Haasan wearing multiple hats, that of an actor and a director on a story penned by him.

"And three, from the outset of scripting this film since the past six years, Kamal Haasan has had Saif Ali Khan in mind for the lead role and the actor has been clued in about his involvement on the mega project," the makers said in a statement.

The shooting will take place in Mumbai, Delhi, London, Dubai, Jordan and parts of the USA. Kamal and his team are exploring different locations.

Talking about his role, Kamal Haasan said, "My character, though not that of a conventional antagonist, would present a point of view that is far from ordinary."

Kamal Haasan is currently busy with Tamil thriller ‘Thoongaavanam’ and is awaiting the release of another thriller ‘Papanasam’.

According to sources, ‘Amar Hain’ in the lines of Robert De Niro’s ‘The Untouchables’.

With ‘Amar Hai’, Kamal Haasan is returning to Hindi cinema after 18 years. He was last seen in ‘Chachi 420’.