An aspiring actor with the inability to speak, joins forces with a man who has a powerful voice. Together they take the film industry by storm, but will their egos get in the way?
Akshara brings together two talents that fail to make a mark on their own. The union of Danish's acting and Amitabh's voice proves to be a force to reckon with, but soon ego ruins it all.
Movie : Shamitabh
Year : 2015
Banner : Hope Productions, Eros International, Saraswati Creations
Cast : Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Hassan, Abhinaya, Pete Meads, Nigel Genis, Rekha, Rukmini Vijayakumar, Kalle Ahti, Tanuj Bhatia, Rajeev Ravindranathan
Music : Ilaiyaraaja
Lyrics : Swanand Kirkire, Kausar Munir
Story-Screenplay : R. Balki
Dialogues : R. Balki
Direction : R. Balki
Producer : Sunil Lulla, R. Balki, Juha Wuolijoki, Abhishek Bachchan, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Genre : Drama, Thriller
Runtime : 133 min
Release Date : 6 February 2015
- Anamorphic Widescreen Enhanced (16:9) DVD
- English Subtitles
- Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
- DVD Text
- Jacket Picture
- NTSC - All Regions
- Interactive Menus of Songs & Scenes for Easy Access
A boy from a small village, with stars in his eyes and an overwhelming passion for cinema is determined to make it big in Bollywood. The odds are stacked against him, with his obvious handicap, but when you dream big and refuse to give up, the world has no option but to sit up and take notice. This is a story that celebrates teamwork, friendship and big dreams. "Shamitabh" is a film about the birth of a big star and the smoke screen that was created to fulfil a dream. An ode to the joy of being part of the cinema industry, this film is a myriad of every emotion we experience whilst watching great cinema.