The most anticipated trailer of Abhishek Bachchan’s Big Bull is finally out. Junior Bacchan is all set to play the character of famous stock broker, Harshad Mehta. A Kookie Gulati direction, the film is based on real life events of Harshad Mehta or better known as the Big Bull of the Dalal Street. The film will be released on Disney + Hotstar on 8th April, 2021.
About Big Bull
The Abhishek Bachchan starrer, Big Bull was meant to be released in 2020 itself. It is due to the global pandemic that the release got postponed. Recently, the makers have decided to premier the film on the OTD platform, Disney+Hotstar. Apart from Abhishek, the film stars Ileana D’Cruz, Nikita Dutta, Sohum Shah, Ram Kapoor and Saurabh Shukla in important roles.
One interesting fact is that Hansal Mehta covered the same story through his web series named Scam 1992. The Pratik Gandhi starrer Scam 1992 achieved huge praises from the public. The webseries went on to become a blockbuster hit. The pressure is now all set on Abhishekh and his crew as the bar has been set high by the makers of Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story.
Abhishek Bachchan gives a promising performance
The trailer of Big Bull reveals the appealing role playing ability of Abhishek Bachchan. The trailer gives a fair idea of Hemant Shah’s (Abhishek) character. It carries through the life of his and how he planned the biggest stock market scam in India. The character is inspired by Harshad Mehta, who carried a similar scam in the years between 1980-1990. The trailer also highlights the role of Illena D’Cruz. She is playing the character of a journalist named Sucheta Dala, who cracked the one of the biggest scam.
Abhishek Bachchan and Ajay Devgn share the trailer over social media
The lead actor, Abhishek Bachchan and producer Ajay Devgn took to social media to share the trailer of Big Bull.
Abhishek wrote, “The Big Bull – Official Trailer. This was not just a scam… it was the #MotherOfAllScams! #TheBigBullTrailer out now. #TheBigBull releasing on 8th April on @disneyplushotstarvip. #DisneyPlusHotstarMultiplex (sic).”
The Big Bull producer Anand Pandit comments about his experience of working with Abhishek Bachchan
The chief producer of Big Bull, Anand Pandit is full of praises for Abhishek for his work ethics. Pandit claims that Abhishek is committed to everything he takes up.
In a recent interview, he said, “”Abhishek believes in acing everything he does and he is very committed to his craft. Coming from a family that has been around for many years, he makes sure everyone on set is comfortable. He makes sure to read his script thoroughly and doesn’t waste people’s time. He has been an example to many people on set. As a producer, he is a dream to work with.”
As the report states, the Big Bull is based on the biggest scam of India, which happened in 1992. The film is co-produced by the Bollywood superstar, Ajay Devgn.
Director Kookie Gulati on the comparison between Big Bull and Scam 1992
The Big Bull director, Kookie Gulati told in the media that Ajay Devgn suggest Abhishek’s name for the lead role. Gulati also highly spoke of Abhishek’s performance in the film.
Talking to the media, he stated, “Abhishek has that kind of experience and depth in acting so when his name came up I jumped at it. Working with him, I realised he is not only a smart actor but also an aware person. He brought in tremendous sensibility to the character.”
Kookie Gulati also told the media that anyone who wants to compare his film with Scam 1992, is most welcome. During his interview with PTI, Gulati said that the audience upon watching the film will understand that both the projects are two different ideas.
“I just hope people do give me a chance, watch the film and realise they are two completely different projects. I am hoping our film also does as well as their series but if someone wants to compare, they’re welcome to,” the director remarked.
Gulati also added, “By the time I saw ‘Scam’, I had finished shooting most of my film. So there’s nothing that I did in that relation (tweaking). We have our own story. Though I enjoyed watching the show, once you see the film you’ll understand how there’s a completely different approach.”