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Jaya Bachchan, Shweta Nanda applaud Big B's 'Wazir'

IANS 02 Jan 2016, 19:12:25 IST

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen as a paralysed chess grandmaster in the forthcoming action thriller “Wazir”, has received a thumbs up from his wife Jaya and his daughter Shweta for the film.

While filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who is co-producing the Bejoy Nambiar directorial, along with Rajkumar Hirani hosted a screening of the film for the entire cast, another special screening was held for Bachchans on Thursday.

Amitabh attended the screening along with Jaya and Shweta. Later on, he sent a text message to Chopra saying his family has applauded the film, read a statement.

“Sir ji, family was clapping after the film ended. Such things don't happen much from their side,” read the message.

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“Wazir”, which is slated to release on January 8, also stars Farhan Akhtar, Aditi Rao Hydari, Neil Nitin Mukesh and John Abraham.