Tollywood’s top director Puri Jagannath who is directing his first Bollywood film Buddha with Big B has achieved a casting coup of sorts. He has roped in Hema Malini topair with Amitabh Bachchan.
Initial reports said that Tabu will play opposite Amitabh in the film. But, Ram Gopal Varma who is co-producing the film is said to have convinced Hema Malini that she would suit the role best. She has confirmed the offer and her acceptance. Sources say that another veteran actress Raveena Tandon may also play a cameo in the film.
Buddha is being produced by RGV in association with Viacom18 Motion Pictures and AB Corp.
Buddha goes on floors in March.