After collaborating with Shahrukh Khan for Zero, filmmaker and producer Aanand L Rai is reuniting with Ayushmann Khurrana for the second instalment of massive hit “Shubh Mangal Saavdhan” – the film is titled “Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavhdhan”. Shubh Mangal Saavdhan is a 2017 comedy drama film directed by R.S. Prasanna and produced by Aanand L. Rai. It starred Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar. It was a remake of director’s own Tamil film Kalyana Samayal Saadham which was released in 2013. And now the makers have confirmed the second instalment in the series. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the film on his social media profile. He tweeted, “IT’S OFFICIAL… Ayushmann Khurrana and producer Aanand L Rai reunite… After #ShubhMangalSaavdhan comes the second installment in the franchise: #ShubhMangalZyadaSaavdhan… Will be directed by Hitesh Kewalya… The new film will focus on homosexuality… Early 2020 release”
The first one was based on erectile dysfunction but the second instalment will focus on homosexuality, which is still a sensitive issue in India.
The film will be helmed by Hitesh Kewalya, starting Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead with Aanand L Rai bankrolling the project. The details about other cast and crew will be confirmed shortly. Apart from Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavhdhan, actor Ayushmann Khurrana has an interesting line of releases; he will be seen in Dream Girl, Article 15 and Bala. Article 15 is an investigative drama film directed by Anubhav Sinha and produced by Benaras Media Works. The film is written by Gaurav Solanki and Anubhav Sinha. It also stars Isha Talwar, Sayani Gupta, Kumud Mishra and Manoj Pahwa. The film is based on Article 15 of the Indian Constitution, which prohibits discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth. Ayushmann Khurrana the protagonist, is playing a police officer in the film.