Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actor Amol Palekar, who has been busy directing Hindi and Marathi films, is returning to acting after seven years with a Marathi movie tentatively titled "Saamantar".
Palekar, who will also direct the film, told IANS from Pune: "I am acting in the movie on the behest of my fans."
Palekar will team up with Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore. While this is Amol's first film with the yesteryear star, "Saamantar" is Sharmila's maiden Marathi venture.
Palekar was last seen in a cameo in Rakeyesh Omprakash Mehra's directorial debut "Aks". Released in 2001, the film starred Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Nandita Das and Manoj Bajpai.