A lot of speculation has been doing the rounds regarding a sequel to the Aamir Khan, Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Raveena Tandon starrer 1994 movie Andaz Apna Apna for years now. Ranveer Singh and Varun Dhawan are rumoured to be starring in it, other times it is also speculated that Ranbir Kapoor may be a part of it.
In 2017, director Rajkumar Santoshi has himself confirmed that a reboot of the romantic comedy is very much in the pipeline. What had then ensued was a lot of conjecture work and gossip. It was reported in the past that Aamir Khan and Salman Khan will not star in the reloaded version of the original movie.
Now, in an interaction, Dilip Shukla, the writer of Andaz Apna Apna and many other movies such as Dabangg, Jai Ho, Mohra, Ghayal and Damini, has confirmed that Aamir and Salman are most certainly a part of the cast. Not just that, the new cast will have 3 other new members.
“I am writing the sequel. It is not easy to pen a sequel. I have to bring something more attractive in comparison to the earlier one,” Dilip was quoted as saying. “The sequel cannot be complete without Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. They will be there along with three other new cast members,” he added.
Earlier on, Aamir Khan, the OG, about Varun and Ranveer being a part of the sequel. He reverted, “I don’t know if it’s true but if you ask me, they should definitely do it.”
“Andaz Apna Apna is a film that people have loved immensely, so I am sure they would love to see it. I don’t know what exactly is being planned — a remake, part two or an offshoot. But whatever it is, I’d personally like to see a fresh take. As an audience, I would love to see what Ranveer, Varun or any of the young actors would do with the characters,” he added.
Ranveer Singh, while responding to a fan’s tweet has also spoken about the second instalment. “Hoping for something crackling to come along! very much looking forward to something in that space! Andaz Apna Apna 2?! ;)” he had said on the microblogging platform.