Rajkumar Hirani confirms Munna Bhai 3 and it will be last of the series

Rajkumar Hirani is currently busy with the shoot of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, starring Ranbir Kapoor. The director has also confirmed the third part of Munna Bhai series.

In an interview to Mumbai Mirror, the director said that he will be going to make Munna Bhai 3 once Dutt biopic is completed however also revealed that it will be the last film in the series, “I’m going to make just one more.”

The daily reports that since the release of Lage Raho Munna Bhai in 2006, he has five half-written Munna Bhai scripts lying with him. “I could’ve taken any of them and released another film, knowing people would watch it. But I don’t want to make a Munna Bhai which is not as good, if not better, than the previous two. I’m going to make just one more after which someone else can take the franchise forward and it has to be equally good,” he asserts.

A third of the Munna Bhai series, the film was titled Munna Bhai Chale America. The title was announced by the director himself in 2010 but film was shelved because of Sanjay’s arrest in 2013. Now Hirani has revealed that Abhijat Joshi, the writer, has already started work on the film’s script. And hopefully, right after the wrap of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic, Hirani would start working on Munna Bhai 3.

Arshad Warsi, who will reprise the much loved character of ‘Circuit’ in the third film in the Munnabhai franchise, said the script for the third installment is ready.

“Rajkumar Hirani spoke to me. He gave an idea about the story and it is just superb. The story is very much relevant in today’s time. The script is ready. As soon as the biopic is done, we will start shooting it in 2018.”

"You will soon see the same innocent idiots coming up with a social issue once again. They will make you see the world we want to see. The film will be very sweet and lovely. It’s good that Raju told everybody about this. It’s nice. It will be great fun. It’s a great script. The thought is beautiful. That’s what Raju looks for. He likes a good thought and then weaves a beautiful story around it.”

Talking about Munnabhai Chale America said, “That (Munnabhai Chale America) was another fabulous script. It had such funny and emotional moments. It was unbelievable. Raju is very dedicated to his work. He works so hard but if it’s not coming along well, he will drop it. He had a problem with the second half of the film. I wish somebody should make it. Or they should just go back, rework and make it. That was just a beautiful script.”

17 comments on “Rajkumar Hirani confirms Munna Bhai 3 and it will be last of the series”

  1. Bollyarena you know who is#AkshayKumar? I think you don't know. His movie is coming after 2 days but not a single post about his movie. Ya yesterday i read 2 post about #jolly but sirf ek me screen count and etc. Or ek me 4cut. This is your whole work about Akshay kumar.
    Manna padega sach mai Bollywood ki best website hai ye to.
    If you don't Honest with your work don't do That's it.

  2. We are eagerly waiting for munnabhai but making it last in the franchise is what disappointing... but for now we are ready for our king Jolly to rock the box office

  3. Bollyarena plzz.. post articles about Jolly LLB 2 little disappointed from you

  4. Tingu and raju worked together and gave athg but raju wants to work with sanju he is making his biopic and now munna bhai series he knows very well his script is king not Aamir if there was srk in 3 idiots it will collected more than 220 cr and pk had Hritikh srk salman still it will collected more than 350 because vinod chopra said story is king not Aamir

    1. correct bro, tingu 2 saal ek movie realese karta hai christmas pe. aurwo bhi jab usey 4 open weeks miley. otherwise tingu ke bas ki kuch bhi nahi hai. tingu ka fan base bilkul zero hai.

      1. Raees pitne par bhi lallu ki chamchagiri..wow what a friendship.. Ayenge mere lallu haklu ayenge

    2. Hahaha lallu in pk..i cant stop my laughing.. Usse acting ki abcd ati hein kya.kabir papa ne bacha liya nahi to marigold bana raha hota.

      1. Raakh aur awwal number yaad hai na and pk will score more than 350 if there is anyone either tushar Kapoor or uday chopra, oh uday chopra has more important in dhoom more than tingu

    3. Bwahahahah
      AAMIRs Dangal without any Big Director,Big Co-Stars & Without Any full Holiday crossed SRKs Highest Grosser in 8 days.
      Self Proclaimed King is yet to cross 230 Cr & 150Cr.Without Deepika.
      If Bajrangi Bhaijaan had Aamir it would have easily crossed 350Cr.
      And BTW For Your Kind Information
      Now Akki is on 3rd after Aamir & Salman
      His Biggest Movie with ALR will also Face Clash mark my Words.
      And Yes Dont Forget

  5. hahaha....free tree weeks k baat krte h...srk k Bhondu Fan...

    dangal...non commercial movie ne....10 din me 300crore par kr diye...

    or Srk ki FAN...SOLO release summer holyday(biggest holyday) ...

    k bavjud...flop rhi...

    Raees ko bhi 16 day ka free run mila tha....kya hua...??

    par movie ko to logo ne...MonDay se hi dekhna 6od diya....

  6. gochu....Story is king not aamir...

    to fir Avrage story vali....Dhoom3.....kese...

    ATBB...bn gyi....???????


    or bollywood me bhot saari....Good Story Vali movie h....

    Par kya Aaj tk kisi ne....simpal biopic...Dangal jitna kmaya h...

    350crore 17 din me paar kiye h...??

    hahaha...FAN or Dear jindgi ki...supereb story thi...kya hua...???

  7. srk....

    kajol ,

    Amitabh (mohbatey ,kbhi khushi kbhi gum ,kbhi alwida na khna )

    Deepika padukon ( CE ,Hny ...srk 200crore )


    yash raj benner(srk 80% hits)


    Aamir hmesha ,nye directers ,nye co-star ...k sath aata h...

  8. can't wait for munnabhai 3 waiting for film since teaser of munna bhai chale America came out but kjo assistant stole the idea adapted it and made my name is Khan.

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