Bollywood ‘3 Idiots’ sequel on the cards, says director Rajkumar Hirani: NEW DELHI: The latest reports Actor Aamir Khan ‘3 Idiots’ created box-office history, filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani has hinted that a sequel to the cult comedy is on the cards.
Bollywood ‘3 Idiots’ sequel on the cards, says director Rajkumar Hirani
The filmmaker, who is currently busy promoting ‘Sanju’, told Indian publication Mid-Day that he has begun work on the second part.
The filmmaker, who has delivered some of the industry’s biggest hits in the past, including the Munna Bhai franchise, 3 Idiots, and PK, has some exciting plans for the future. Confirming rumours, Hirani says, “I want to make sequels to both 3 Idiots and PK.”
“I definitely want to make a sequel to 3 Idiots. In fact, Abhijat [Joshi, writer] and I started writing something a few days ago. But it’s still in the initial stage and we will take a fair amount of time to develop the script.”
According to a source, Hirani will turn his attention to the third installment of the ‘Munna Bhai’ series after Sanjay Dutt biopic ‘Sanju’ hits theatres. Work on ‘3 Idiots’ will begin only after the director is done with ‘Munna Bhai 3’.
‘3 Idiots’, a coming-of-age comedy-drama film which also featured Kareena Kapoor Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi, released in 2009 to worldwide acclaim and remains one of the most successful films of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan.
The biographical drama features Ranbir Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Dia Mirza, Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma in pivotal roles it is set to hit the screens on June 29.