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After the success of National Award-winning blockbuster ‘Badhaai Ho’ which marks its second anniversary today, Junglee Pictures is all set to bring another family entertainer titled, ‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar. This film will be a part of their ‘Badhaai Ho’ franchise and is scheduled to go on the foors in January 2021. ‘Badhaai Do’ will be Rajkummar’s second film with Junglee Pictures after their hit ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ film.
The film would bring the on-screen fresh pairing of Rajkummar and Bhumi in all new avatars. A treat for the audience, Badhaai Do is written by the writer of ‘Badhaai Ho’, Akshat Ghidial and Suman Adhikary which promises to be a must-watch yet again. Rajkummar will play the role of a Delhi cop, who is the only male cop in a Mahila thana, while Bhumi plays a character completely different than what she has previously done so far.
An elated Rajkummar shares, “I am happy things are picking pace and the wheel is moving again. ‘Badhaai Do’ is a special film for me. I am glad to take up this nuanced character who has layers of conflicts to resolve in and around him. As far as preparations are concerned, I have my own process of preparing a character and also this time it is the setting of this character in ‘Badhaai Do’ that makes it unique. The audience is in for a surprise, which will unfold with time. I am happy to reconnect with the audience on the special occasion of Badhaai Ho anniversary, the film was an absolute delight and one of my most favourites.”
Elaborating on his love for the ‘Badhaai Ho’ franchise, the actor continues, “’Badhaai Ho’ is a very special film and the whole team together made a beautiful film which was loved by everyone around the world. Though the setting of our film and the story is very different from ‘Badhaai Ho’ but the unique story and these entertaining characters will be so much fun for the audiences to watch.”
Actress Bhumi Pednekar adds, “I have played many different roles previously in my films but my character in ‘Badhaai Do’ is truly special. I loved the script since the first narration as the subject is very relevant and is packaged in the most entertaining way. Since this is the first time I will be working with Rajkummar, I am super excited as we begin our shoot soon. ‘Badhaai Ho’ has been one of my favorites and it feels amazing to take this franchise forward.”
Talking on this special occasion, Harshavardhan Kulkarni who will be directing ‘Badhaai Do’ shares, “My heartiest wishes to team ‘Badhaai Ho’ on the second anniversary of this gem of a film. I am super excited to be a part of this franchise. Family comedies are evergreen and the idea was to create wholesome Entertainment that can be enjoyed with the entire family. Since pandemic, we have been able to do some reading sessions and the chemistry between Raj and Bhumi is so palpable that I am really looking forward to capturing this for the big screen. Our pre-production is in full swing and we will start filming very soon in January.”
So arent you guys excited to watch Rao and Bhumi collaborate for the first time?