Screenwriter and director Krishna DK is best known for co-creating espionage action thriller The Family Man. The ace director has many blockbuster films to his credit. Amongst them is Saif Ali Khan and Kunal Kemmu’s 2013 zombie comedy Go Goa Gone. In a recent interview, Krishna DK has revealed how Saif reacted to hearing the pitch for Go Goa Gone for the first time. The Omkara actor was seen in a supporting role of Boris, a Delhi man masquerading as a Russian gangster in the film.
During his appearance on comedian Sorabh Pant's podcast, Krishna DK revealed that Kunal was in his mind right from the get-go. And, Saif after hearing the idea of the film stated that he wants to do it. The director was quoted as saying, “Go Goa Gone, we had Kunal (Kemmu) in mind right from the get-go. And for the role of Saif, we only had to meet him once. And we met him once, gave him the basic idea, and he heard it, and he said, 'Yeh toh ch******a hai, mujhe karna hai.' So that's how simple it was.”
Notably, the zombie apocalypse action comedy was the first Indian zombie film. The movie was successful at the box office. Last year, producer Dinesh Vijan confirmed a sequel, set around an alien invasion.
PTI quoted him as saying, “The team of Roohi is writing the sequel. The writer came up with the idea and I loved it and then we developed it. Eros said let’s announce it and we did. We just need to give every actor, who was there in the first part, a little more like a 2.0 version and bring something new.”
Dinesh Vijan concluded by saying, "Zombie element won’t be there, we are doing it with aliens. The world will be similar like same emotion, same comic timing, like stoner comedy, but a new journey.”
Meanwhile, Saif Ali Khan is gearing up for the release of his upcoming horror-comedy Bhoot Police, which also stars Arjun Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Yami Gautam and Javed Jaffrey in the lead roles. The film is scheduled to release on September 17, 2021 on Disney+ Hotstar.
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