The Hera Pheri franchise is back and bigger than ever! After much speculation, the original trio of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal have reunited for the highly anticipated third installment of the cult classic. Fans were outraged when Akshay Kumar initially announced his departure from the franchise due to script issues, but recent reports suggest that he is back in the avatar of his most beloved and famous comic character Raju in ‘Hera Pheri 3’. Producer Firoz Nadiadwala has reportedly reinitiated conversations with the actor on public demand.
Despite some social media users dismissing the news as fake, it has been confirmed that the trio have started shooting for the film in Mumbai. According to sources close to the development, “the original Hera Pheri gang reunites to take this cult franchise forward. While ample meetings about the script have happened over the last few months, the team is now confident that Hera Pheri 3 will do complete justice to all the hype and anticipation around part 3 of Hera Pheri.”
It’s been 24 years since the first Hera Pheri film was shot at Empire Studios in Mumbai, and now the gang is back in the same location to bring us another hilarious adventure. In addition to the original trio, Hera Pheri 3 will feature several acclaimed actors in the comedy space, with more details to be unveiled in the coming days.
Akshay Kumar as Raju, Suniel Shetty as Shyam, and Paresh Rawal as Baburao are among the most iconic characters in Indian cinema, and the franchise has become a cult classic over the years. The anticipation around the third installment has been sky-high, and now that the film has gone into production, we can’t wait to see what hijinks the gang gets up to this time.