Pankaj Tripathi, Richa Chadha decode 'Fukrey' series success, challenge of starring in franchise

Updated: Sep 23 2023 12:27PM

Mumbai, Sep 23 (PTI) Unique characters and absurd storyline are the qualities that have made "Fukrey" a successful film franchise, believe actors Pankaj Tripathi and Richa Chadha as they gear up to return for the third part.

The buddy comedy film franchise began in 2013 with “Fukrey” and was followed by a 2017 sequel, titled “Fukrey Returns”. The series revolves around four friends -- Hunny (Pulkit Samrat), Choocha (Varun Sharma), Laali (Manjot Singh), and Zafar (Ali Fazal), who get together to make quick money.

Tripathi and Chadha play the characters of Pandit ji and Bholi Punjaban, respectively. They will be reprising the roles in the upcoming third film, set to release on September 28.