Hera Pheri 3: Days after Akshay Kumar confirmed his exit from Hera Pheri 3 due to creative differences, Suniel Shetty expressed hope that the actor might come back. Sunil Shetty and Paresh Rawal were also seen in the lead roles in the franchise. In a recent interview Sunil Shetty said that he is ‘surprised’ by this and will talk to the producers whether Akshay can come back or not.
Akshay Kumar was not satisfied with the script
Last week several media reports claimed that Akshay has backed out of the third film in the successful Hera Pheri franchise. The actor himself confirmed this in an event. Akshay Kumar said, “The film was offered to me but I was not satisfied with the script. I have to do what people want to see. That’s why I backed out. I took a step back. This is my life and journey.” I’m also very sad that I can’t do it. But I’m not happy with how creative things shape up.”
Sunil Shetty expressed hope of return
Now Sunil Shetty in an exclusive interview with Mid Day said, “Everything was on track, but I don’t know what suddenly happened. Akshay is no longer a part of it. Once I was after Dharavi Bank promotions, I met Firoz (Nadiadwala). , producer) and understand why and how this happened. Akshay, Paresh and I were committed to the film and this twist shocked me.
Hera Pheri 3 can’t happen without Akshay
Sunil Shetty said that, he is still hoping that things can get fixed. He said, “Hera Pheri 3 cannot be the same without Akshay. Raju, Babu Bhaiya and Shyam are iconic characters whose journey has been together. The excitement is palpable when you mention the film. I want to see if things can still be fixed.”
Both the installments of Hera Pheri won the hearts of the fans.
Hera Pheri released in 2000 starring Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal and Tabu. Directed by Priyadarshan, it managed to earn ₹18 crore at the box office. The sequel Phir Hera Pheri was directed by the late Neeraj Vora. The 2006 film earned Rs 69 crore at the box office. The planned third part has been in limbo for years now. Now Karthik Aryan is going to be seen in place of Akshay.