Director Major Ravi was successful in roping in Amitabh Bachchan to act in a Malayalam film tentatively titled “Kandahar” and is based on the hijack by terrorists of an Indian Airlines flight to Kandahar in Afghanistan in 1999.
Amitabh went to Kochi to hear the story and immediately agreed to do the film. He will enact the role of the father of a hijack victim and has a meaty role. Mohan Lal will also play an important role. The director is reported to be trying to sign up Kamal Hasan also for a role in the film.
The rest of the cast and crew are being finalized and the shooting of this film will start soon.