Filmmaker John Matthew Matthan says the sequel to his acclaimed Aamir Khan-starrer Sarfarosh will give attention to the problem of nation’s inside safety and could have a extra “reasonable” strategy.
Launched in 1999, Sarfarosh revolved round an sincere police officer Ajay Singh Rathod (Aamir), whose life takes a flip when he uncovers an enormous conspiracy whereas investigating arms smuggling in Rajasthan.
Matthan mentioned the second installment will discover the political panorama of the nation however received’t be directed in the direction of any specific celebration.
“The sequel is about inside safety of the nation. It was extraordinarily difficult to put in writing. The movie is extra reasonable as a result of I don’t have the compulsion to place songs in it. I needed to do it then as a result of that’s how the enterprise was.
“As we speak that has modified. My movie will likely be extra reasonable and dramatic. It, after all, additionally has politics, however it isn’t a couple of political celebration. India’s safety is extra essential than the rest, anybody’s perception,” Matthan informed PTI on the sidelines of the 51st Worldwide Movie Pageant of India (IFFI).
On the film gala, John Matthew Matthan is the chairperson of characteristic movie part of Indian Panorama.
The director mentioned he has completed writing the script of Sarfarosh 2 however continues to be not clear about the way forward for the challenge.
“As of now, there’s no readability on when it’ll go on flooring contemplating the present (COVID-19) scenario. I don’t have the cash to place on this movie. So someone who’s producing the movie will take the decision. My responsibility is that he will get his a refund first.”
Earlier, there have been talks between him and actor John Abraham, who needed to supply in addition to star within the movie.
The director, nonetheless, mentioned issues “didn’t work out” between the duo.
A complete of 224 movies will likely be screened below totally different sections on the 51st version of IFFI. 15 motion pictures will compete for the Golden Peacock award.