The recent release of Bhool Bhulaiya 2, the sequel of the iconic movie Bhool Bhulaiya, is making quite a buzz. It's not always possible to duplicate the original's magic! While many sequels have proven to be a poor decision for the filmmakers, others have achieved more tremendous success and shattered previous records! The following is a list of sequels that have been released with more remarkable results.
Phir Hera Pheri
Phir Hera Pheri, one of Bollywood's classic comedies, was a huge box-office success. It was an out-of-the-box comedy that captivated the audience. Though Akshay and Sunil Shetty gave equally outstanding performances, Paresh Rawal was the film's true star! The trio triumphantly returned to the big screen with the sequel, Phir Hera Pheri, which was equally entertaining!
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Golmaal, a laugh-riot comedy directed by Rohit Shetty, took the audience on a joyful ride of insane fun and laughter. It was a wacky film that threw the audience for a loop. The rest was a riotous series of nonstop entertainment! In India, Golmaal has become a household name with a cult following.
Tanu Weds Manu Returns
Tanu Weds Manu Returns, the sequel to Anand L. Rai's Tanu Weds Manu, is a gleaming entry, as the film has become a massive hit in just two weeks of its release! The first installment, released in 2011, was well received by the public and eventually became a hit. Its sequel fared much better than the first and had already surpassed the 100 million mark in India.
Lage Raho Munnabhai
Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi were a dynamic duo who will be remembered for years to come. Munnabhai was an epic film that showcased Rajkumar Hirani's brilliance as a director. Even today, this is the type of film with a lot of replay value! The sequel, Lage Raho Munnabhai, was equally amusing, as Munna and Circuit managed to amuse the audience once more.
Singham returns another popular film series from Rohit Shetty's production house, with spectacular action sequences and a gripping storyline. It was one of the year's highest-grossing films released in 2011. The long-awaited sequel to the film was released on Independence Day. The audience reacted favourably to the film, and it was thoroughly enjoyed by all.
Koi Mil Gaya and Krrish sequels
Koi Mil Gaya, directed by Rakesh Roshan, was a one-of-a-kind science fiction film based on the concept of extraterrestrial life. The film received a lot of praise from both the audience and the critics because it was the first of its kind. Krrish, its successor, gave India its own super-hero and became a global phenomenon! The third took the concept one step further and became extremely popular among the younger generation.
This movie was special for a lot of reasons. Apart from being Irrfan Khan's last movie, it also did justice to the expectations laid out by the first installation of this franchise. Fans were not disappointed by Irrfan Khan's most recent film in his filmography. They were delighted by his acting in the movie.
Pyaar ka Punchama 2
This film exemplifies that success only comes to those who take risks, as Luv Ranjan did after Pyaar ka Punchama's failure. Following in the footsteps of the original film's cast, the director created a sequel based on the same concept but with a different story.