Diwali Dhamaka: 'Khichdi 2' to release in theatres on Diwali
The eagerly anticipated comedy sequel, "Khichdi 2," is scheduled to grace the silver screen this Diwali, as revealed by the creators on Friday. Originating as a stage play, the beloved "Khichdi" franchise made its debut on television's StarPlus as a sitcom during the early 2000s. The narrative revolved around a Mumbai-based Gujarati joint family. The second installment, "Instant Khichdi," entertained audiences in 2005, while the third season premiered on Star Plus in 2018. The inaugural "Khichdi" cinematic release took place in 2010.
HatsOff Productions shared the release date and teaser of the film, which marks the return of the popular Parekh family, on its social media pages.
"Iss Diwali, Hasi ka Dhamaka Cinemagharo mein, #Khichdi2ThisDiwali #Khichdi2InCinemas" the post read.
Written and directed by Aatish Kapadia, "Khichdi 2 - Mission Paanthukistan" stars Supriya Pathak (Hansa), Rajeev Mehta (Praful), Anang Desai (Babuji), Vandana Pathak (Jayshree), Kirti Kulhari (Parminder), and actor-producer Jamnadas Majethia (Himanshu). It also features choreographer-director Farah Khan in a special appearance.
The "Khichdi" franchise, born as a stage play, first ran on television on StarPlus as a sitcom in early 2000s. It followed a Gujarati joint family residing in Mumbai.
The second season, titled "Instant Khichdi", aired in 2005, while season three came out in 2018 on Star Plus. The maiden "Khichdi" movie released in 2010.