Why Junior B opted out of this movie

New Delhi, Sept 25: We all know JP Dutta is an acclaimed filmmaker and everyone craves to be associated with his films. He has already made several blockbusters like Border, LOC Kargil. 

JP Dutta had recently announced that he is all set to make another war based movie titled as 'Paltan' which will highlight the India China's 1962 war. The yet to be released movie was to star a number of stars including Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty, Pulkit Samrat, Arjun Rampal, Luv Sinha, Jackie Shroff, Jimmy Sheirgill, Siddhanth Kapoor, Sonu Sood, and Gurmeet Chaudhary. 

But, JP Dutta got a jolt when Abhishek Bachchan reportedly opted out from the project. And, what turned out to be most shocking, Abhishek announced this decesion just 24 hours before the unit had to leave for Ladakh for the first schedule. No one is available for comment as of now to disclose as to why the actor left the movie project in a jiffy. 

Nidhi Dutta, the director's daughter had given the official statement on Bachchan Jr's exit, saying, "Abhishek Bachchan is no longer part of Paltan for personal reasons best known to him. It has come as a shock to us as this happened less than 24 hours before our unit left to shoot in Ladakh. But we also believe that; especially in the movies we make, it's the soldiers sitting up there that choose who will play them and recreate their lives on screen. Nevertheless, we wish him luck in his future endeavours. We are already in Ladakh filming with our entire cast and crew and Army personnel. We will announce the actor who is replacing Abhishek in the film soon."

New24 Bureau