Why Arshad Warsi Initially Thought He 'Cannot Do' Golmaal

Arshad Warsi said, "It was not an immediate yes, it was bit of a struggle. I was shooting for Lage Raho Munnabhai so I was like I can't do it"

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Why Arshad Warsi Initially Thought He 'Cannot Do' Golmaal

Arshad Warsi in Golmaal Returns (Image courtesy: YouTube)

New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. It was not an immediate yes primarily due to date issues
  2. "I had a lot of faith in Ajay's judgement," Arshad said
  3. Golmaal Again releases this Friday
Two of the most successful films in Arshad Warsi's career, Golmaal and Munna Bhai series, came to him at the same time and he was initially in a spot over choosing the Rohit Shetty-directed movie. Golmaal series, directed by Rohit, had Ajay Devgan, Arshad Warsi, Tusshar Kapoor in all the four installments. Arshad said when Rohit first approached him for the first part, it was not an immediate yes primarily due to date issues.

"It was not an immediate yes, it was bit of a struggle. I was shooting for Lage Raho Munnabhai so I was like I can't do it. But later the dates of Lage Raho... got shifted so I was free. I liked the story Golmaal and I did it.

"Another reason for me to say yes to Golmaal was that I found Rohit very competent and I had a lot of faith in Ajay's judgement," Arshad told PTI.

According to Arshad, the makers have discussed the possibility of the fifth part if the latest film does well.

The 49-year-old actor, who has often been a part of two hero and multi-starrer films from Golmaal, Munna Bhai.., Dhamaal to Ishqiya said it is the story that matters the most.

"I never think if a film is a multi-starrer or two hero or solo hero... I go by what I like as an actor in terms of my role and story. Good films work, bad ones don't."

The Jolly LLB actor is all excited about re-teaming with Hirani and Dutt for the third part in Munna Bhai series.

"The next script in Munnabhai series is fabulous. It has nothing to do with Munnabhai Chale Amerika, whose mini cutout was made public years ago, this is a completely different script. The script is ready and hopefully the shoot should begin by end of the year or early next year."


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