Film director Mrigdeep Singh Lamba says that he is thinking of touching on the situation of COVID-19 in the third part of his hit franchise film ‘Fukrey’. Lamba said, ‘Fukrey’ (2013) and the third part of ‘Fukrey Returns’ (2017) will be more entertaining and also give a social message.’ Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani’s Excel Entertainment are the producers of this franchise.
The director said that the team is considering talking about the epidemic and the current state of lockdown in ‘Fukrey 3’. Explaining this, he says, ‘This part will also have a strong message that people will take with them and it will be presented in a comedy style. It is not mentioned in the COVID-19 original story but we are considering it. We have discussed this. We need to be careful about how we show it. It should not be forced.
‘He further said that if the team is unable to crack an idea revolving around the coronavirus situation for the film, they will plan to make a full film on it. He said, ‘We are thinking of doing something special about COVID-19 or in the current situation. We will definitely do something about it. We will make something. We need to focus on the right idea. ‘
He said that right now all his energy is focused on ‘Fukrey 3’. He says, ‘We started working on it before lockdown and now we connect via phone. We’ve got a story and the writing is almost 80 percent complete. While working on the screenplay, we are also making its Park at 2, which is almost complete. Fukrey was very much liked by the film. Due to this part, 2 was also made.