The cast of filmmaker Priyadarshan's Hungama 2, including Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty and Meezaan, on Sunday left for Manali, Himachal Pradesh, to resume shoot for the comedy.
While Kumar is presently filming Bell Bottom in Scotland, Priyadarshan is wrapping up the shoot of Hungama 2
Priyadarshan says Ayushmann Khurrana, Kartik Aaryan turned down Hungama 2: 'Maybe they thought I'm an outdated director'
Priyadarshan, who directed Hungama, revealed that he approached actors like Ayushmann Khurrana and Kartik Aaryan for the sequel to the film.
Priyadarshan, best known for his ensemble comedy films Hera Pheri and Bhool Bhulaiyya, returns to direction with a reboot of his classic 2003 film Hungama.
Bhool Bhulaiyaa, directed by Anees Bazmee, is slated to release on 31 July.
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.
Akshay Kumar to collaborate with Priyadarshan after 10 years for another comedy after director wraps up Hungama 2
Akshay Kumar was last seen in the ensemble comedy Housefull 4.