Neither Kartik Aaryan Nor Akshay Kumar Will Be A Part Of Hera Pheri 3?

As per the reports, it is now believed that neither Akshay Kumar nor Kartik Aaryan will be seen in the franchise Hera Pheri 3.

Hera Pheri 3: Sajid Nadiadwala’s comedy franchise Hera Pheri is one of the most iconic films of all time. Apparently, the 3rd sequel of the film garnered enough attention after Akshay Kumar decided to opt out of the film. Many reports claimed that Kartik Aaryan will now be seen replacing Akshay in a completely new role.

It was also reported that the producer of the film, Sajid Nadiadwala has prepared two scripts for both Akshay Kumar and Kartik Aaryan. However, as per a recent TOI report, Sajid Nadiadwala has denied the rumors and claimed that he doesn’t even have the script ready yet. He said, “We are still to figure out the screenplay for Hera Pheri 3. I have an idea. But it is yet to be scripted.”

Apart from the script, it is now believed that neither Akshay Kumar nor Kartik Aaryan will be a part of the famous franchise. Talking about the same a source told the portal, Akshay never had any intentions of being a part of Hera Pheri 3. As for Kartik, with all this back-and-forth on the casting, he may also opt out of the project, as there is no clarity yet on script, cast or timeline for shooting,” 

Apart from Firoz Nadiadwala, director Anees Bazmee also reacted to the rumors and told Bollywood Hungama, “I keep reading all kinds of reports about Akshay Kumar being in and out of the project, about Kartik Aaryan being signed. I also keep reading that I am directing Hera Pheri 3. The truth is I have in principle said yes to Firoz. But since I am not writing Hera Pheri 3—the producer Firoz Nadiadwala has an idea for the script and he will get someone to work on it—I can only come on board officially after I read the script.”

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