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Akshay Kumar at last speaks out about why he isn't in Hera Pheri 3; find out

Kartik Aaryan is all over in the news after Paresh Rawal confirmed that the actor will appear in the upcoming comedy Hera Pheri 3. Fans are very upset with the news and demanding Akshay Kumar to return in the movie. Reportedly, Kartik will be playing Akshay’s Raju character in the movie. Apart from him Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty will be seen in the movie.  Well, finally in Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022, Akshay responded to the news and stated that he backed out himself.   

According to reports, the Ram Setu actor said that Hera Pheri has been a part of him. Akshay Kumar said that like many people, he have good memories. He also feel bad as well that part 3 hasn't been made in so many years. He did say that the part 3 was offered to him but he was unhappy with the script and that’s why he rejected.

Hera Pheri first is directed by Priyadarshan and written by Neeraj Vora and was released in 2000. Akshay Kumar, Sunil Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Tabu, Om Puri and Gulshan Grover starred in it. The first installment plot revolves around two tenants, Raju and Shyam as well as a landlord Baburao, in desperate need of money. They discovered a ransom call via a cross-connection and hatch a plan to claim the ransom for themselves. The second part Phir Hera Pheri was released in 2006.

Hera Pheri 3:

The movie was previously announced with Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham, Suniel Shetty, and Paresh Rawal. But due to many reasons, the movie was put on a back burner. According to recent reports, Akshay has stepped back from his three franchises - Hera Pheri, Welcome, and Awara Pagal Deewana. Paresh Rawal posted on Twitter and confirmed Kartik coming on board for the third part after a fan questioned him that @SirPareshRawal sir is it true that kartik aryan is doing Hera Pheri 3 ?? "Yes it’s true." He responded.

Upcoming films include OMG 2, in which Akshay Kumar co-stars with Yami Gautam, Pankaj Tripathi, and Arun Govil. He also has Gorkha, Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, and Selfiee with Tiger Shroff.