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Eros, Boundscript Pictures to produce sequel of Aladin

MUMBAI: Eros Pictures, in association with Boundscript Pictures, has announced the plan to make a sequel of Sujoy Ghosh’s yet to be released film, Aladin.

The sequel is slated to go on floors mid next year. The original cast, which had Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt and Riteish Deshmukh, is expected to return for the sequel.


Eros‘ announcement comes ahead of Aladin‘s release. The company said it had a look at the first cut of Aladin and was confident that the sequel would work.



“We are very proud of Aladin as it is a 100 per cent Indian product and are very confident of its universal appeal among audiences. I am not worried about the fate of this product at the box office but we will continue to invest our faith in such cinema which can be watched across the globe and Aladin 2 will be a bigger challenge in every aspect as it will be many times more than Aladin 1,” said Eros International MD and chairman Kishore Lulla.



Added Eros International India president Sunil Lulla, “I am confident with Aladin, we have a Hindi film for a global audience. It is going to be a complete family entertainer with universal appeal as there is a little something for everyone – lots of magic and fantasy for the kids along with action adventure and romance for the youth. Adding to that, the film guarantees some of the best and most complex visual effects seen in Indian cinema, hence the sequel will be a bigger challenge with higher expectations.”

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