Khurrana, who performs the function of a cross dresser in “Dream Lady 2”, mentioned he’s joyful to see the viewers settle for a movie like “Rocky Aur Rani…”
“From the start, I’ve criticised poisonous masculinity. I am glad that ‘Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahaani’ is doing properly. They’ve set a very good floor to handle poisonous masculinity as a result of our movie goes to take it to the following stage.
“It is good to see folks accepting these sorts of movies on social causes or making an attempt to say one thing about breaking stereotypes. It isn’t simply the messaging within the movie (‘Dream Lady 2’), it has numerous comedy as properly,” the actor instructed reporters right here.
Khurrana mentioned he’s glad to rely himself within the firm of actors like Kamal Haasan, Govinda, and Kishore Kumar, who’ve up to now reworked into a lady in several motion pictures.
“You are taking inspiration from Kamal Haasan sir in ‘Chachi 420’ or Govinda in ‘Aunty No 1’. Lots of actors have completed this, together with Kishore Kumar ji. So, actors have gotten a possibility each decade to play characters like these. I am glad I received it too with this movie (‘Dream Lady 2’), which says loads in a light-hearted, enjoyable means,” he added.
“Dream Lady 2” is a sequel of the actor’s 2019 comedy-drama, during which he featured as Karam, a person whose feminine voice impersonation as Pooja begets consideration from others. The follow-up film additionally stars Ananya Panday.
Khurrana termed the upcoming movie as a “true” sequel to “Dream Lady”, the primary movie within the franchise.
“After watching the primary half, it would be best to see this subsequent half as properly. Once I heard the narration of the second half, I felt I ought to do it. It’s an natural sequel to ‘Dream Lady’. We have now a bouquet of actors, like Ananya Panday, is a good worth addition. There’s Rajpal Yadav, Abhishek Banerjee, and others,” he mentioned.
Raaj Shaandilyaa, who helmed the primary half, has directed “Dream Lady 2”.
The filmmaker mentioned comedy movies take time to be made.
“It’s essential to dedicate time to creating comedy movies. This movie would have been launched earlier than however there was COVID-19 in between. I need to write loads (of movies), there’s one thing that can come subsequent yr,” Shaandilyaa added.
Panday, who’s the brand new addition to the sequel, mentioned she loved engaged on the movie.
“I had a good time capturing with Ayushmann, however I loved working alongside ‘Pooja’. I have never given any inputs to Ayushmann (about how you can play the character of a lady). I quite learnt from him. I used to be amazed taking a look at him,” she added.
Khurrana, additionally recognized for social issue-based motion pictures equivalent to “Article 15” and “Badhaai Ho”, mentioned “Dream Lady 2” has been his “most massy” movie.
“I am lucky that I’ve received alternatives to painting totally different characters and showcase totally different topics on celluloid. ‘Dream Lady 2’ is exclusive. It’s a mass entertainer.
“The palette of this movie is full theatrical, it’s a household entertainer. Often, my subject-based movies are meant for multiplexes, however ‘Dream Lady’ is the one movie that reached out to each smaller cities and large cities,” he mentioned.
“Dream Lady 2” additionally stars Annu Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Vijay Raaz, Manoj Joshi, Rajpal Yadav, Seema Pahwa, Manjot Singh and Abhishek Banerjee.
Backed by Balaji Movement Footage, the movie is ready to be launched on August 25 in theatres.