Hungama 2 first look: Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan Jafri star in sequel of Priyadarshan's comedy caper
Priyadarshan had said Hungama 2 is not a direct sequel to the 2003 film but has the same spirit.
Priyadarshan's next venture is a reboot of his classic 2003 film Hungama. The film will see Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan Jafri, and Pranitha Subhash in lead roles. Taking to Instagram to make the announcement, Shetty shared the first look of Hungama 2, and writes she is working with 'Priyadarshan sir, who has always been my bucket list."
The poster features Meezan and Pranita strike a romantic pose, smiling at the camera. Paresh and Shilpa pose alongside them. While Paresh looks concerned, Shilpa seems completely amused at something.
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Super happy to be a part of the reboot of everyone’s favourite comedy entertainer #Hungama2! Grateful to be working again with Ratanji who introduced me to this industry... and this is the first time I’ll be working with the maverick Priyadarshan Sir who has always been my bucket list. Can’t wait to dive into this fun journey with Pareshji and the entire cast. Get ready for Confusion Unlimited... releases on 14th Aug, 2020! #Priyadarshan #PareshRawal #RatanJain @meezaanj @pranitha.insta @venusmovies @hungama2film
The original Hungama (2003) starred Akshaye Khanna, Aftab Shivdasani, Rimi Sen, and Paresh Rawal in pivotal roles, and is considered as one of the most entertaining comedy films of its time.
Early this year, Priyadarshan told Press Trust of India Hungama 2, is not a direct sequel to the 2003 film but has the same spirit. "The story is completely different. It uses the similar kind of entertainment. I have completed the writing process and will start shooting the film in January," he said.
Meanwhile, Shetty will make a comeback of sorts after 13 years with upcoming film Nikamma. Directed by Sabbir Khan (helmer of Heropanti and Baaghi), the film also stars Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota actor Abhimanyu Dassani and singer-social media sensation Shirley Setia.
Hungama 2 is slated to hit screens on 14 August, 2020.
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