We all know Abhishek Bachchan was to star in JP Dutta’s upcoming war drama, Paltan, but the actor quit the film just a day prior to the film’s first day of shoot for reasons best known to him. Dutta was even asked the reason behind the actor’s exit to which he asked the media to ask this question to the Bachchans. Now, Bachchan Jr. has finally commented on his exit.
In one of his recent interviews, he said, “I was obviously doing Paltan and for personal reasons, I had to bow out of the film. It was devastating for me because it’s JP saab. He didn’t only launch me but he has been like a mentor, a family to me.” AB also said, “He is somebody I love immensely and I really wanted to be there for him especially when he was going on this journey because he was making a film after so long. But it was heartbreaking for me to not be able to stand by him during the making of the film.”
Upon being asked about the film’s trailer, he stated, “The promo is fantastic. I am really looking forward to it. It’s coming up on the seventh and I am really excited about it. I have always wished him the best and I am always there for him and he knows that. Our relationship goes much beyond than making films. I will be the first person in the cinema to see it.”
And did he speak to the director and his mentor after quitting the film? Here’s his answer, “Of course, I have spoken to him. I messaged (him). I tweeted about it. He is the best at what he does. I am partial and I am biased. I will always be and unabashedly so.”
Paltan is all set to release on September 7, 2018!
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