Amitabh Bachchan, who is the tourism ambassador of Gujarat, has now deepened his relationship with the state by making his debut as the producer of a Gujarati language film, Saptapadii. The movie, which stars Swaroop Sampat (Paresh Rawal's wife) and Manav Gohil, is a family drama. It has
been written and directed by National Award-winner Niranjan Thade. "This film has made me richer as a filmmaker. The theme was playing on my mind for quite some time, so when I got the opportunity I immediately chose to make it," says Niranjan.
Bachchans go Gujarati Big B's debut production in the regional language to deal with social issues Saptapadii, AB Corp's maiden Gujarati production has taken heavy inspiration from the life of its lead actor, Swaroop Sampat Rawal. A source reveals, "Swaroop's character has been chalked out keeping