Ace writer Dilip Shukla holds a diverse range of quality work to his credit. His previous works include penning the dialogues for films such as ‘Anth’, ‘Elaan’, ‘Damini’ and ‘Andaaz Apna Apna’, with the last one being one of his biggest successes to date. And from the fairly recent films, he is the man behind the Sonam Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan-starrer ‘Veere Di Wedding’, ‘Jai Ho’ and some more modern classics. Having lent his script-writing skills to all the installments from the ‘Dabangg’ franchise, Shukla currently has his hands full with ‘Dabangg 3’. Following this, he will be working on the ‘Andaaz Apna Apna’ sequel. Eearlier there was news that Salman Khan and Aamir Khan may not appear in the sequel but apparently there is an exciting update to this happening.
Having excited fans world over about the reboot to the 1994 original, Shukla made an even more thrilling revelation this week.
He disclosed that the follow-up film will see both King Khans – Aamir and Salman – reprising their roles.
Speaking about the two superstars reuniting for the sequel, Shukla said, “The sequel cannot be complete without Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. They will be there along with three other new cast members.”
Shukla confirmed that Preeti Sinha, the daughter of producer Vinay Sinha, has requested 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 mentioned, adding this will be one of his most challenging tasks of the year. When asked if he keeps the actors in mind while writing scripts, Shukla begged to differ. “While writing a film I do not keep any star in mind. When I am writing a script, and if my protagonist is playing a ‘gunda’ or whatever, I just pen my script keeping that ‘gunda’ in mind. I feel every film that I write is a big film. Nowadays, each one of us is aware of the fact that the script is the king. Good content is what sells.”