Aankhen 2 a sequel to Aankhen (lit. Eyes) originally released in 2002 a heist thriller film directed by Vipul Amrutlal Shah, starring Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Sushmita Sen, Arjun Rampal and Paresh Rawal in the lead roles. Aditya Pancholi plays a naive cop. The film was an adaptation of Shah's own Gujarati play Andhalo Pato (Blindman's Buff).
The film tells the story of Vijay Singh Rajput (Bachchan) a hard-working but temperamental man, who has spent all his life working for one bank and even achieving them International recognition. When Vijay loses his mind and goes on a violent rampage beating up another employee, he is subsequently fired. He decides to take vengeance by organizing a full on heist, and having the same bank robbed by three blind men, as no one will suspect them.
Aankhen is one of the very few successful Indian Heist movies. The Sequel of this franchise Aankhen 2 promises to be bigger and smarter heist where the Blind men will pull of a Casino heist in a most remarkable manner. The Cast playing the 3 Blind to be announced soon. While Rajput Played by Mr. Bachchan is the character that continues from Original Aankhen.
Anees Bazmee will helm the ambitious project, who is very thrilled to work with Mr. Bachchan.
The Filming will be done in International Locales, Slated to go on floor soon.