After receiving a rave reviews for Phobia starring Radhika Apte
, the producers have announced the second instalment of the film. This time the central character of the film will be played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui
, who will be seen tacking the fear of flights -- aviphobia.
Directed by Pawan Kripalani, the psychological thriller’s first instalment released last year. “I am doing Phobia 2, but this time it’s with a male lead. The script demanded a male lead. The film was critically acclaimed and it made to the list of top ten films of 2016. So, we want to get someone who can pull off that kind of performance,” Viki Rajani of told a section of the media.
Viki added, “There was no bloodshed or the paranormal angle in Phobia but it was the treatment and execution because of which people liked the film. It is not a horror film… It plays with your mind, and it will scare you. It’s a new age concept for a thriller.”
Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted: “And the #Phobia continues... Nawazuddin Siddiqui to star in Viki Rajani's #Phobia2... Pawan Kripalani directs.”
Reportedly, the script for Phobia 2 is already in place and the second instalment of the film will go on floors soon.
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