Sequel to Once Upon A Time… in offing

MUMBAI: Producer Ekta Kapoor‘s Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai was just completing its 100-day run when news came in that Kapoor and her director Milan Luthria have already started working on its sequel.

"The response to Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai has been overwhelming and with Love Sex Aur Dhokha earlier this year, we‘ve clearly shown our versatility and mettle as creative producers. I‘m sure a sequel to Once Upon... isn‘t far. We are thankful for the support received both from the audience and trade alike,‘ said Kapoor in a press statement. 

Directed by Milan Luthria, Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai was released on 30 July. This film had Ajay Devgn killed and it was said that if ever there was a sequel Emraan Hashmi would be the main protagonist, but a few changes in the script has prompted his exit from the sequel.

"Working on Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai has been a wonderful experience. It was a great collaboration of my creative experience and strong production and marketing expertise of Balaji Motion Pictures that helped transform my vision into the end-product we saw on screen," commented Luthria.

On the female front, Kapoor has made up her mind to have another actress in the sequel.

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