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A hard choice to make?

Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham, who were seen together in Dostana, are being considered for Meghna Gulzar’s next Milte Hain.

bollywood Updated: Sep 27, 2010 00:40 IST

Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham, who were seen together in Dostana, are being considered for Meghna Gulzar’s next Milte Hain.

While the director is keen on Abhishek, producer Sanjay Gupta had been in touch with John for the film.

Sources says Abhishek is being made an offer he can’t resist — he has been asked by two of his favourite girl pals — Vidya Balan, who is playing the female lead in Milte Hain and Meghna — to play the male lead.

“Abhishek’s mother Jayaji and Meghna’s father Gulzar saab go back a long way. Abhishek treats Meghna like a sister. There’s no way he can say no to her. On top of this, there’s Vidya who has repeatedly expressed a desire to work with Abhishek after Paa. It’s unlikely that Abhishek can say no to two such ladies,” said a source.

There is a new twist in the tale, though. Gupta has met John for the same part, who did Salaam-e-Ishq with Vidya.

Is Gupta more keen on Abhishek than John for the part? “Yes, I’ve met John for a part. [But] I leave the decision on whom to sign to Meghna.”