Yesteryear superstar Dharmendra has been showing interest in doing more movies of late, and he’s elated to see the revival of his production house, Vijayta Films. So far, the banner has only made films starring him, his sons Sunny and Bobby, or all of them together. Now, he’s looking forward to
Dharmendra starrer Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 releases today! The film is a sequel to the 2011 hit.
work with other big stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan.
Dharam says his plans to cast the two are still nascent, but he’s sure that neither will decline his offer. “In between, the banner had a very bad phase. Now, it’s doing very well. I’m looking forward to working with Shah Rukh and Salman. They have great love for me because I treat them like my own sons,” he says.
However, the actor insists that he doesn’t want to put the warring Khans in an uneasy situation while they are busy. “They are booked for the next five years, so I haven’t asked them yet. I know they will say yes, but I won’t approach them now because it will disturb their schedules,” says the 77-year-old.
The actor is currently busy promoting Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, which releases on June 7. But he’s also taking out time to shortlist scripts. “I read some everyday to see which ones can be developed. I spend time watching films too, so I can come up with some ideas,” he says.