Edge-of-the-seat thriller

After many years, Amitabh Bachchan is doing an action adventure "Eklavya The Royal Guard," directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra. Amitabh plays the title role of Eklavya, the guardian of an ancient dynastic legacy who has spent his entire life serving the royal family of Rajasthan, closely guarding their secrets. His aim is to protect Prince Harshwardhan (Saif Ali Khan), the London-returned Prince, from the evil forces led by Boman Irani and Jackie Shroff. It is an edge-of-the-seat thriller about deceit, intrigue, revenge, love and drama. The supporting cast includes Sharmila Tagore, Sanjay Dutt, Jimmy Shergill, Vidya Balan and Raima Sen. Says Vidhu Vinod Chopra: "As Eklavya, Mr. Bachchan is simply awesome and he carries the entire film on his shoulders."SREEDHAR PILLAI

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