Ayushmann Khurrana said ‘No’ to Sonakshi Sinha’s “Happy Bhaag Jayegi 2” – Being sleeper hits of the year 2016, the romantic comedy-drama film ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi’ made quite an impact. While the makers are keen on making a sequel and a script has been locked, a fresh star cast of the film has already been sought.
As we revealed earlier, Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha is expected to play the female lead in the upcoming film. She steps into Diana Penty’s shoes in the second installment. The film goes on floors later this year. The makers of the movie wanted to cast a fresh lead pair for the sequel and hence had approached actor-turned-singer Ayushmann Khurrana opposite Sonakshi Sinha.
A recent report suggests that “Ayushmann Khurrana was filmmaker Anand L Rai’s choice and now it’s clear indication that he has worked with him in upcoming project ‘Shubh Mangal Savdhaan’. Thereafter director offered a sequel of Happy Bhaag Jayegi to Ayushmann.”
However, the actor had committed to other ventures; he had to say no to Sonakshi Sinha starrer film. While, his spokesperson confirms that, “The actor was earlier approached for “Happy Bhaag Jayegi 2”, but he is busy shooting for Sriram Raghavan’s next directorial flick and thus he cannot accommodate dates.”
Happy Bhaag Jayegi was one of the most amazing and quirky, rom-coms of the last year. Abhay Deol and Diana Penty starred film impressed audience with its interesting plot and raked in around Rs. 30 Crore at the box office. The rom-com was all about the story of a feisty Indian bride who finds herself stranded in Pakistan after run away from an arranged marriage. How the ex-governor’s son helps her to reunite with her boyfriend makes up rest of the story.
Now with Ayushmann Khurrana rejecting the movie because of date issues, we wonder who will be paired opposite Noor actress for ‘Happy Bhaag Jayegi 2’