The sequel to the 2010 blockbuster Once Upon A Time In Mumbai is
for release on the Eid next year.
a huge cast comprising Akshay Kumar, Imran Khan, Sonakshi Sinha
and Sonali Bendre, the Milan Luthria-directed film, produced by
Balaji Motion , is expected to release in 2500 plus screens nationwide.
while a survey touted the sequel to be among the most anticipated
sequel, the makers have decided on the film's nationwide release
on Eid given its enormous stature and scale. Interestingly, the
film's four leads play Muslim characters in the film.
Milan Luthria, "The film-going public can celebrate this
festival next year with the unexpected combo of Akshay Kumar and
Imran Khan who are terrific together, along with Sonakshi Sinha
and Sonali Bendre, all of whom are playing flamboyant Muslim characters.
We've already recorded a brilliant Sufi qawwali and there's lots
more.... mainly.... Entertainment... Entertainment... and Entertainment!'
producer Ekta Kapoor, "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai our biggest
project and among the most keenly awaited tent-poles of 2013.
Everything about the film - its size, set-up, music, release and
marketing are going to be larger than life. Eid is the best time
to release this runaway mass entertainer!'
part of the film has already been shot in Muscat (Oman) while
the remainder will be shot on real locations in Mumbai.