Rajkummar Rao and Dinesh Vijan to collaborate again for new Horror Comedy Rooh-Afza
Earlier Rajkummar Rao and Dinesh Vijan teamed up for a horror comedy titled Stree which was a massive hit and marked first 100crore grosser for RajKummar Rao. Makers also were in plans to make a trilogy for Stree. Dinesh Vijan who directed Stree now came up with another horror comedy titled Rooh-Afza starring Rajkummar Rao. However, this film is not a sequel to Stree as confirmed by the director.
Rooh-Afza to be set in Moradabad located in Madhya Pradesh and subject matter deals in folk tale in which women of the village try to keep the groom awake on his night of the marriage because there is a ‘chudail’ on slink to sing lullabies for the groom and make him fall asleep only to enter the body of his bride and create a destruction in their life. Varun Sharma of Fukrey fame to play Rajkummar Rao's amigo in this movie. The plot is very interesting, we shall have to wait till its release how makers will execute and make more appealing to the audience.
Rooh-Afza all set to hit the shooting floors in May. Makers still in the process of casting for the female lead. In the movie, Stree Shraddha Kapoor grabs the attention which different to her previous roles. The expectations of the movie are very high as of now. Director Dinesh Vijan mentions that screenplay of Rooh-Afza will be on par with Stree and engage movie lovers throughout.
Rajkummar Rao who had memorable 2018 with films Newton and Stree, received great appreciation for his performance and also successful at box office. His latest flick Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga released recently. He is presently working for Mental Hai Kya pairing up with Kangana Ranaut.