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Desi Italian Job to be shot in NZ

entertainment Updated: Jul 13, 2010 19:18 IST

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, the remake of

The Italian

Job is set to be filmed in New Zealand at the end of the year.

Director duo Abbas-Mustan has signed Abhishek Bachchan and Kareena Kapoor for the remake. "The movie will be shot in


Auckland and Wellington, with Auckland’s Viaduct Basin targeted for the car chase scenes,” a New Zealand Tourism statement stated.

The project will have a budget of around Rs 1.4 billion.

“We will add two more heroines. We might even have an American actress in the film. And the villain will be played by a leading actor.We want to make the remake better than the original,” say the director duo.

Michael Caine starred in the original 1969 version.