Saif Ali Khan to play triple roles in Sajid Khan's next
Saif Ali Khan, Riteish Deshmukh and Ram Kapoor have pulled up their socks to act in Sajid Khan’s directorial movie ‘Humshakals’. All the three actors will appear in triple roles. Vashu Bhagnani will produce the movie under the joint banner of ‘The Fox Star Studios’ and ‘Pooja Entertainment's film’.
The movie is believed to be a comedy film. Sajid had earlier directed comedy movies like ‘Hey Babyy’, ‘Housefull’, and ‘Housefull 2' the dirty dozen’. His debut movie as a director was ‘Darna Zaroori Hai’. The movie was released in 2006. In 2013 his movie ‘Himmatwala’ got released. Sajid is also a household name as far as small screen is concerned. He has hosted a number of shows and has also appeared as judge for various reality shows. He was also rumored to be in relationship with actress Jacqueline Fernandez for a short span of time.
The shooting for the movie will start in July 2013 and the scheduled date for release is expected to be 6th June, 2014. “The film promises to be a laugh riot, as the trio unleash total madness and confusion in their triple avatars” said a source. Major part of the shooting will take place outside the country in exotic locations.
According to Sajid, this movie is going to be an action-comedy. He has already declared that this movie is going to be the highest grosser for Saif. Amitabh Bachchan will also play a pivotal role in ‘Humshakals’. Amitabh Bachchan and Saif have acted together in past, in two movies viz. ‘Eklavya’ and ‘Aarakshan’. Riteish Deshmukh has so far acted in all the movies of Sajid. The female lead characters will be played by Tamannah who also appeared in ‘Himmatwala’ and Esha Gupta who also appeared in ‘Jannat2’ and ‘Raaz3’. The name of the third female lead is still undecided. Earlier Jacqueline was selected for this role but after Sajid and Jacqueline broke off, she was dropped from the list.
Riteish is busy filming for ‘Grand Masti’ and ‘Dostana 2’ which are scheduled for 2013 releases. For 2014, he has ‘Humshakals’ and ‘Filmy Picture’. Shooting for both the movies are yet to begin.Ram Kapoor is a known Television personality. He has also acted in a number of movies since 2000. His latest movie was ‘Mere Dad Ki Maruti’. His role was highly applauded. He also appeared in Asha Bhosle’s ‘Mai’. The film did very average business.