Eight years after Vivek Oberoi, Riteish Desmukh and Aftab Shivdasani
went chasing Lara Dutta in the pursuit of extra-marital fun in Ashok
Thakeria's Masti, the makers are back with a sequel Grand Masti
(GM) produced by Maruti International .
the sequel will have the three leading men having girlfriends of
asked about the eight-year gap, director Indra Kumar says, "We
have filmmakers making sequels after 20 years. Considering that,
we're coming out with our sequel at the right time." Calling
the 2004 hit Bollywood's Hangover, the filmmaker adds, "While
Masti has nothing to do with that Hollywood film, it surprised,
shocked and entertained the audience."
Ashok Thakeria also feels the same. "Masti was the first
film where the lead characters boldly sought extra-marital fun.
In GM, the story gets bolder," he says. Not surprisingly,
the sequel has a lot more double entendres. "It's an adult
comedy no doubt, but it's going to be more entertaining than the
first," says Kumar.
is said that the producer-director, who churned out hits like
Dhamaal and its sequel Double Dhamaal discarded a few drafts before
zeroing in on the final one.
didn't want to make a sequel just for the sake of it. The idea
is to come out with something that's better than the first, "
says Indra Kumar.
already shot for 15 days, the filmmakers plan to wrap up the schedule
by November and release the film in the summer of next year.