Amitabh Bachchan to play ‘champiwala’ in new ad film

Photo of Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.

Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is known for his versatility will now be seen in a new look as ‘Raahat Raja’ in ad film which is the directorial venture of Nitish Tiwari. Big B will be seen portraying the role of a ‘champiwala’ in the Navratan hair oil based ad film.

This ad film for Navratna hair oil will be recreating the iconic song “Sar Jo Tera Chakraye” in an innovative ‘nautanki style’ with Amitabh playing a ‘champiwala’ in it, said a statement.

A source from the production team said: “It was astounding to see the liveliness that Bachchan sir brings to stage. With such a peppy song, the energy levels were very high during the shoot. We are very happy with how the film has turned out and whoever we have shown it has just loved it.”

As Raahat Raja, Amitabh relives his classic funky dance moves as seen in songs like “Kajra re”, “Jhoom barabar jhoom” and “Khaike paan Banaras wala”, the source added.

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