Would love to take Fukrey franchise ahead: Ritesh Sidhwani

Directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, Fukrey Returns is a sequel to the 2013 hit. But we would surely love to take the franchise ahead but it needs to be organic and honest. Sidhwani said he and co-producer Farhan Akhtar would explore the chances of a third part if a potential story would be “funnier” than the latest installment. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App (But) we got a sense of the love for the film and the characters whenever ‘Fukrey’ played on TV. So we worked very hard to crack the right idea which people would enjoy,” he said. The third part has to be bigger, better and funnier,” Sidhwani told PTI. “We don’t want humour (to get) in the way where one would feel it is not cool to see the film with parents, girlfriend or with children. 2017-12-16T20:08:32+00:00″>
Published: December 16, 2017 8:08 pm

Ritesh Sidhwani’s Fukrey Returns have performed well at the box office. The second part earned Rs 50.30 crore in India till now after its release last week. “Things have changed from 2013, the film (Fukrey) then did Rs 32 crore or so. Talking about the numbers, Sidhwani said, “It shows how much the audience has loved the film. Sidhwani said attracting audiences to cinema houses is a mammoth task today as they have many modes of entertainment to choose from. I am glad the family audience loved the film,” he said. There was a hunger for Fukrey Returns, so we made it. Top News
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