Varun Dhawan to start shooting Judwaa 2 on 20th anniversary of Judwaa

Varun Dhawan steps into Salman Khan’s shoes for the sequel of Judwaa, two decades after the David Dhawan film was declared a hit. The film will feature Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu.

bollywood Updated: Feb 07, 2017 08:26 IST
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Varun Dhawan steps into Salman Khan’s shoes for the sequel. The film will feature Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu.

Judwaa 2, directed by David Dhawan and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, will commence its shoot this week, marking two decades since the original Judwaa was completed. The film will feature Varun Dhawan playing two characters along with leading ladies Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu.

The original film released on February 7, 1997.

Announcing the schedule, David said, “We wanted to start the journey again around the same time, it’s the right time”.

David, who had directed the original film, worked for the first time with Sajid and Salman and now will be seen directing Judwaa 2 again with Sajid Nadiadwala and son Varun Dhawan.

Talking about the sequel, producer Sajid said,”For me it feels like Judwaa just happened recently as the film holds strongly in my memory. We are very excited to embark on this new journey. Working with David and Varun in the same film, makes it even more special.”

Judwaa 2 has retained two of Anu Malik’s hit songs, Chalti Hai Kya Nau Se Barah and Oonchi Hai Building, both tracks still loved by the audience. and with its come back with Judwaa 2 will be a major treat for the fans.

Talking about his film, Varun Dhawan said, “Judwaa is the biggest film I have done. I’m a die-hard fan of the original movie so this day is special anyway. Now, I just want to put my head down and be a part of the vision Sajid sir and dad have for the sequel”.

Judwaa 2, which will start its shoot in Mumbai will next travel to London in April and continue till May, will hit theatres on the September 29th.

Salman Khan is also said to be making a guest appearance is Judwaa 2 has still kept people guessing...

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First Published: Feb 04, 2017 13:02 IST