Actor Ali Fazal says he is excited to be passing on the baton to actors Sonakshi Sinha and Jassi Gill to take forward the Happy Bhag Jayegi franchise.
At the moment, Ali is busy filming for the sequel Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi in Malaysia.
“This is my first time in Malaysia. It was quite the start with my flight losing one engine almost seconds before take off from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and then losing my bags which arrived three days later,” Ali said in a statement to IANS. “I guess the chaos of Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi infected the air traffic. I am excited to be passing the baton to Sonakshi and Jassi in part two.”
The first part, was a superhit for various reasons! It starred Diana Penty and Abhay Deol in the lead roles succeeded in tickling our funny bones, when it released in 2016. Thus following the success, the sequel to the movie, i.e., Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi has been announced, which is slated to release on August 24.
Actress Diana Penty, who played a runaway bride in the first part of the film, has returned for the sequel. She is joined by actress Sonakshi Sinha, whose character also runs away from her wedding, in "Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi".
"Turns out I'm not the only ‘Happy' around, there's one more on the run! Lace up Sonakshi Sinha. Let's get this started 'Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi'. August 24," Diana tweeted on Tuesday.