Arshad grabs 'Teen Patti' because of Amitabh

Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) After proving his mettle in "Sunday", Arshad Warsi is playing an incorrigible gambler in director Leena Yadav's "Teen Patti". And it's all because of the Big B, Amitabh Bachchan.

"I'm doing a film with him (Amitabh) called 'Teen Patti'. It is my career's first movie with a female director, Leena Yadav. There I learnt to play cards because I play a gambler. But it was neither a female director nor the cards that lured me to 'Teen Patti', though I love the idea of working with Leena. She is so talented and so sure of herself," Arshad told IANS.

So what lured Arshad to "Teen Patti"?

"The main reason why I grabbed 'Teen Patti' is Mr. Bachchan. I wanted to work with him. Bel