Actors RajKummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar are all set to start shooting for “Badhaai Do” in January, 2021. It is the second instalment in the “Badhaai Ho” franchise.
In it RajKummar shall be seen enjoying the position of a Delhi cop, who’s the one male police officer in a mahila thana, whereas Bhumi essays the position of a faculty PT instructor.
“I am happy things are picking up pace and the wheel is moving again. ‘Badhaai Do’ is a special film for me. I am glad to take up this nuanced character who has layers of conflicts to resolve in and around him.
“As far as preparations are involved, I’ve my very own technique of making ready a personality and in addition this time it’s the setting of this character in ‘Badhaai Do’ that makes it distinctive. The viewers is in for a shock, which is able to unfold with time,” Rajkummar shared.
Bhumi is extremely excited to share screen space with RajKummar.
“I’ve performed many various roles beforehand in my movies however my character in ‘Badhaai Do’ is really particular. I cherished the script because the first narration as the topic could be very related and is packaged in essentially the most entertaining approach.
“Since this is the first time I will be working with Rajkummar, I am super excited as we begin our shoot soon. ‘Badhaai Ho’ has been one of my favourites and it feels amazing to take this franchise forward,” she added.
“Badhaai Do” is written by the writers of “Badhaai Ho”, Akshat Ghildial and Suman Adhikary.
Harshavardhan Kulkarni, who helmed “Hunterrr” in 2015, will direct “Badhaai Do”.
“Family comedies are evergreen and the idea was to create wholesome entertainment that can be enjoyed with the entire family. Since pandemic we have been able to do some reading sessions and the chemistry between Raj and Bhumi is so palpable that I am really looking forward to capturing this for the big screen.
“Our pre-production is in full swing and we’ll start filming very quickly in January,” Harshavardhan said.
For the unversed, The Amit Sharma-directorial “Badhaai Ho” revolved around an aging couple, played by Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao, who deal with a case of accidental pregnancy. Ayushmann Khurrana featured as their son.
Speaking of “Badhaai Do”, the movie is being backed up by Junglee Pictures.