Anil Kapoor Unhappy Over ‘No Entry 2’ Casting: Producer Boney Reveals Estrangement

Recently, Boney Kapoor announced the film ‘No Entry 2’, a sequel to the 2005 film ‘No Entry’. However, unlike its predecessor, the second installment did not cast any of the original stars. Instead of Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, and Fardeen Khan, the producers opted for Diljit Dosanjh, Arjun Kapoor, and Varun Dhawan. 

Anil Kapoor is reportedly displeased with the producers’ decision. Boney Kapoor revealed that this decision has led to tension with his brother Anil, who is not only upset but also not engaging in discussions about it. This development reflects the complexities and conflicts that can arise within families, especially in the entertainment industry.

Bobby Explains Anil's Exclusion from Cast

Bobby Explains Anil’s Exclusion from Cast

Boney Kapoor has addressed Anil’s absence from the cast, stating that Anil had demanded a role in this sequel. However, he clarified that Anil’s anger stemmed from the news itself, which surfaced before he was officially approached. 

He mentioned that for the sequel of ‘No Entry’, Anil was not cast because there was no suitable role for him according to the storyline.

Film to be Released Next Year

The shooting for this film can commence as early as December of this year. To mark the 20th anniversary of ‘No Entry’, the film is set to hit theaters in 2025. Sources suggest that Diljit, Arjun, and Varun will be seen in double roles in this movie.

Boney Kapoor Explains Casting Choices

Boney Kapoor has revealed the reason behind casting these actors. In a recent interview, he mentioned that he chose to cast Diljit, Arjun, and Varun because they share a great camaraderie. 

According to him, their fantastic chemistry will translate well onto the screen. At the same time, he acknowledged Diljit’s growing fan following, indicating that all three will create a stir on the big screen. Boney emphasized that he considered these factors carefully while making the casting decisions.

For the first time, Arjun, Diljit and Varun will share screen space together

‘No Entry’ – A Box Office Hit in 2005

Released in 2005, ‘No Entry’ directed by Anees Bazmee and produced by Boney Kapoor, emerged as a box office hit. The film featured a star-studded cast including Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, and Fardeen Khan in leading roles, forming a captivating trio. Surrounding their characters, the plot of the film unfolded with intricacy and humor.

Apart from the main trio, ‘No Entry’ also boasted an ensemble cast including Bipasha Basu, Esha Deol, Celina Jaitly, Lara Dutta, Boman Irani, Sameera Reddy, and Neetu Chandra among others, adding depth and charm to the narrative.

20 crore film No Entry collected 95 crore rupees

Boney Kapoor’s Foray into Sports Biopic with “Maidaan”

Currently, producer Boney Kapoor is deeply engrossed in the production of the upcoming film “Maidaan”. Directed by Amit Ravindernath Sharma, “Maidaan” is a biographical sports drama portraying the life of football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. 

Syed Abdul Rahim devoted his entire life to football and achieved numerous milestones for India in the sport. The film features Ajay Devgn essaying the role of the legendary coach.

Alongside Ajay Devgn, Priyamani and Gajraj Rao are also in lead roles in the movie. Scheduled for release on April 10, 2024, “Maidaan” promises to be an inspiring cinematic journey, highlighting the unparalleled contribution of Syed Abdul Rahim to Indian football.

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