Director Deepak Shivdasani said he has started working on the second installment of the 1997 Suniel Shetty starrer 'Bhai'. Directed by Deepak, the action film featured Shetty, Pooja Batra, Sonali Bendreand Ashish Vidyarthi in lead roles.
Two decades after its release, Deepak Shivdasani is planning a sequel for the film.
As per the report, The filmmaker is even keen to cast Shetty again. The action flick, which was penned by Kader Khan, was a sleeper hit. The film turned out to be a surprise hit of the year.
Deepak said he wants to start the film as soon as possible and is focusing on finishing the script.
"I am working on 'Bhai 2' and it is different from 'Bhai'. I am too excited about it. The script is not starting where we ended 'Bhai'. The subject excited me, it has potential to take it ahead. The calling is there for the second part," Deepak told PTI.
"There are two young characters in 'Bhai 2'... It is about two friends. It is about the true essence of friendship. It is something which people have not seen in a long time," he stated.
Talking about the cast, Deepak said, "I have a role for Suniel in the film, but I am yet to discuss it with him as I am still working on the story. We need young actors for 'Bhai 2'. In today's time it is difficult to get two heroes for a film. I have few, actors in mind for the film but I can't take names."
Currently, He is awaiting the release of 'Julie 2' featuring actress Raai Laxmi in the lead.
The film distributed by Pahlaj Nilahani is slated to release on October 6. Julie 2 is a thriller film written, co-produced and directed by Deepak Shivdasani and produced by Vijay Nair.