2016’s rom-com Happy Bhag Jayegi is all set to have a sequal. According to media reports, this time the film stars Sonakshi Sinha along with Diana Penty in lead role in the much anticipated sequel. Produced by Anand L Rai, the moviel will also be directed by Mudassar Aziz, who directed the first film.
It will be the first time when Sonakshi Sinha and Diana Penty will be seen together on big screen. Diana, who made a promising debut in the 2012 movie Cocktail and was not seen on big screen till a long time until 2016 when she came back with a bang with Happy Bhag Jayegi.
The originals movie starred Diana Penty as Happy alongside Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill and Ali Fazal among others.
“I’m thrilled to be on board of this really positive, vibrant and most importantly happy film unit. I loved the first part and I hope this one is bigger and better in every way. Can’t wait to start shooting,” Sonakshi said in the statement.
Sonakshi also shared some pictures on Twitter to express her excitement for the movie.
— Maya/Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) October 2, 2017
Titled Happy Bhaag Jayegi Returns, the film will also star Punjabi singer and actor, Jassi Gill. Punjabi stars Diljit Dosanjh and Gippy Grewal have already made a mark in Hindi films and it looks like the doors for more actors from the region have been opened.
Diana Penty was last seen in Farhan Akhtar-starrer Lucknow Central and Sinha was last seen in Noor earlier this year. Sonakshi is currently doing the reality show, Om Shanti Om, along with Baba Ramdev, Shekhar Ravijani & Kanika Kapoor.
The film goes on floors soon in Punjab and if the response of the last film is anything to go by, the viewers will welcome this one as well.