After Total Dhamaal, Indra Kumar to direct Hera Pheri 3; Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Paresh Rawal will reprise roles

FP Staff

Mar 01, 2019 14:19:53 IST

After the success of his latest comedy Total Dhamaal, director Indra Kumar has confirmed the third installment in the hit comic franchise Hera Pheri.

The original film released in 2000, starring Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal, became extremely popular due to its tongue-in-cheek catchphrases. The trio are being roped in to reprise their roles.

After Total Dhamaal, Indra Kumar to direct Hera Pheri 3; Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, Paresh Rawal will reprise roles

Film still of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal in Priyadarshan's Hera Pheri. File Image

As per reports, Kumar will be helming the upcoming installment. He said, “I’m happy that the favorite trio is coming back together. We start the film towards the end of this year. It’s currently being scripted. I was completely cut off from that project for the last three months because I was busy with Total Dhamaal."

When asked if the upcoming feature will be VFX like his last project Total Dhamaal, Kumar said, "So, it will definitely be bigger and better and involve heavy VFX. I’m expecting people to enjoy the film as much."

While filmmaker Priyadarshan had directed the first film Hera Pheri, late actor-writer-director Neeraj Vora had helmed the 2006 sequel, Phir Hera Pheri. Both the films were box office successes and the makers had planned to get together the team for yet another film. Hera Pheri 3 is expected to release next year

Updated Date: Mar 01, 2019 14:19:53 IST

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