While Big B was offered the role of RDX (played by late actor Feroz Khan in Welcome), Rekha was apparently approached to portray a wealthy fashionista in the film. Insiders from Firoz Nadiadwala’s production say that Rekha has verbally said yes to the project but is yet to sign the contract.

Bazmee says that after wrapping up the first schedule of the movie, he will meet Big B and Rekha in person to discuss their roles.

The director says, “I want to work with Amitabh and Rekhaji. Rekhaji is a fine actress and I always wanted to work with her. She has said yes to the role but I still have to meet her and discuss the whole thing. Let’s see how it goes once I meet her. We haven’t signed either of them yet.”

The on-screen chemistry between Big B and Rekha has always stood out in films like Anjaane (1976), Muqaddar Ka Sikander (1978), Mr Natwarlal (1979), Suhaag (1979), Silsila (1981) among others.

Courtesy: Mid-day

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