Mumbai: The sequel of 2003 comedy hit ‘Hungama’, is all set to take its fan on a laughter ride and announcing the release date of the much awaited movie, filmmaker Priyadarshan has disclosed the suspense around ‘Hungama 2’ release date.
The movie, featuring Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Meezaan Jaffery and south actor Pranitha Subhash, marks the director’s first Hindi project after 2013’s ‘Rangrezz’.
It is a sequel to 2003 comedy hit ‘Hungama’, which also starred Rawal.
“It’s been 17 years since Hungama released and it is still remembered by the audiences. I am happy to collaborate with producer Ratan Jain yet again after ‘Hulchul’ and ‘Garam Masala’ and excited to bring back this laugh riot to the big screen with double laughter and entertainment,” Priyadarshan said in a statement.
Priyadarshan, a filmaker who’s known for his amazing comic movies like ‘Hulchul’, ‘Garam Masala’ and ‘De Dhana Dhan’ said, “It’s been 17 years since ‘Hungama’ released and it is still remembered by the audiences. I am happy to collaborate with producer Ratan Jain yet again after ‘Hulchul’ and ‘Garam Masala’ and am excited to bring back this laugh riot to the big screen with double laughter and entertainment.”
Tweeting about the movie, actress Shilpa Shetty seemed cherishing her sweet memories during this journey and the experienced she got through this venture;
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 @priyadarshandir Sir for the first time. @rtnjn @meezaanj @pranitasubhash @venusmovies @hungama2film pic.twitter.com/L8NBZlCMBZ
— SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA (@TheShilpaShetty) December 24, 2019
Venus’ Ratan Jain, the producer of the film, said he is excited to revive the franchise.
“‘Hungama’ has been one of the most iconic comedy entertainer of its times and reminisced across age groups, we are super excited to revive this franchise brand back to the big screen. This Independence Day, get ready to go on a laughter ride with ‘Hungama 2’,” he said.
‘Hungama 2’ is not a direct sequel to the 2003 movie.
The original also starred Akshaye Khanna, Rimi Sen, Aftab Shivdasani and Rajpal Yadav among others.
‘Hungama 2’ is Priyadarshan’s Bollywood comeback and will hit the theaters on August 14 next year.
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