Salman Khan and Anil Kapoor starrer No Entry was a huge box office success in the year 2000. A sequel to the same was announced by director Anees Bazmee. However, the director is yet to finalize the cast of the film. It is reported that producer Boney Kapoor is considering Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor for the role, but their tight schedule has put the film on hold.
A source close to the development said to a leading Indian daily, “Anees Bazmee wanted younger cast in the sequel hence Ranveer has been approached to play the role of Prem, originally essayed by Salman, while Arjun will play Kishan, who was portrayed by Anil but it is not happening anytime soon. Other actors will be finalized, if Ranveer will give his nod.”
“Ranveer has to finish Gully Boy, Simmba and Kapil Dev’s biopic 83’ and Arjun has Namastey England and biggest war movie of Ashutosh Gowariker, Panipat , for which he has given his maximum dates available,” the source added.
Boney Kapoor had recently informed that he will approach Salman Khan for the sequel of the film. “I am going to meet Salman very soon and discuss the sequel. If he can’t do it then we will explore possibilities. We have a script ready so we will explore (other actors),” said Boney.
Meanwhile, Salman Khan and Anil Kapoor are all set to star in Race 3 and the posters of the film have already been released. The star cast of the film also includes Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez and Daisy Shah.