Revealed: Andaz Apna Apna Writer Says Salman Khan and Aamir Khan Will Return for Its Sequel

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Andaz Apna Apna is hands down one of the most iconic comedy movies made in the history of Bollywood. Since a long time now, there have been rumours of the sequel of Andaz Apna Apna and now it seems we finally have a breakthrough.

Two years back, director Rajkumar Santoshi had said that a reboot of Salman Khan-Aamir Khan starrer is in the pipeline. As fans got excited about the news, a lot of conjecture followed as to who would play the leads in the new film. Names of Ranveer Singh, Varun Dhawan and Ranbir Kapoor were speculatively associated with it.

Now, writer of the original film, Dilip Shukla, who has also written various other successful films such as the Dabangg franchise, Jai Ho, Mohra, Damini and others, has all but confirmed that Salman Khan and Aamir Khan will be reuniting for the sequel. Speaking in an interview recently, he confirmed that the sequel of the will include some new faces and characters alongside Aamir and Salman.

The writer said that Preeti Sinha, daughter of producer Vinay Sinha, has asked him to start writing the film. “I am writing the sequel. It is not easy to pen a sequel. I have to bring something more attractive in comparison to the earlier one,” he explained.

“The sequel cannot be complete without Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. They will be there along with three other new cast members,” he added.

Earlier, when it was speculated that Ranveer Singh would be a part of the sequel, that actor while responding to a fan’s tweet, had said, “Hoping for something crackling to come along! very much looking forward to something in that space! Andaz Apna Apna 2.”

Andaz Apna Apna starring Raveena Tandon, Karisma Kapoor, Shakti Kapoor and Paresh Rawal, wasn’t a box office success at the time of its release but went on to achieve cult status because of its unique brand of comedy and an entertaining script.

Published by Amrit Santlani on 01 Jul 2019

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