The makers of the original Badhaai Ho have revealed some exciting news about one of their future projects. Badhaai Ho is now getting a sequel with a new title named Badhaai Do. The sequel to the successful first film will tell the story of unlikely relationships.
News about Badhaai Do has also confirmed that Ayushmann Khurrana
and Sanya will not be returning to reprise their roles in the sequel. Instead, Rajkumar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar have been cast for the film. Harshvardhan Kulkarni will be directing Badhaai Do. Kulkarni before directed Hunterr.
Badhaai Ho told the unusual story of a middle-aged woman who gets pregnant in her 50s. The film starred Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao alongside Ayushmann Khuranna. All of them played various pivotal roles. Badhaai Do will star Rajkumar Rao as a Delhi cop who is the sole male member of a female police station. Bhumi Pednekar will play the role of a female PT teacher.
spoke to Mumbai mirror recently about the film and said, "For me, the script is one of the best that I have ever come across and I immediately wanted to do the film. My character again is strong, independent and author-backed, and it gives me a lot of scopes to bring a very different and cool character to life. This time too, the film will say something extremely relevant and relatable but in the most hilarious manner. The film has its heart rooted in family values."
Rajkumar Rao, who was also a part of the interview said, "I have played a cop before but never with this perspective. I look for layered characters and this one is a perfect match. My character is surrounded by strong women at home and at work and that adds immense depth to his personality."