It was reported earlier that Akshay Kumar and Suniel Shetty will reunite for the third part of the Hera Pheri series. It is now to be believed that the duo is also preparing for the sequel of the 2002 action-comedy Awara Pagal Deewana. Yes, the sequel for the same is in the pipeline.
It is also said that the producer Firoz A. Nadiadwala has started working on the second film, the pre-production process is almost done and is looking for a new director to take over the sequel.
According to Mumbai Mirror, a source close to the unit reported, ”The script is written by several writers and was finalized recently. Like the original, the new one will also hinge on a lot of action. Once the entire cast is finalized, the plan is to take all of them to the Shaolin Temple in China for training. The film is expected to go on the floors next year and a major portion is being planned in the US, between Los Angeles and the Mexico border. The makers are looking at bringing back the concept of The Wild West.”
The source also added that the original cast including Akshay, Suniel, Aftab, Paresh Rawal and Johnny Lever, will soon be approached to reprise their roles.
The original Awara Pagal Deewana also featured Aftab Shivdasani, Aarti Chhabria, Amrita Arora and Preeti Jhangiani as lead.