Sonakshi Sinha In 'Happy Bhag Jaegi' Sequel, Excited To Shoot With Her 'HAPPY' Family

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| October 2 , 2017 , 15:32 IST

The bubbly 'Dabangg' actress, Sonakshi Sinha is all ready to join the star cast of Mudassar Aziz's 'Happy Bhag Jaegi Returns'. The 2016 flick was a sleeper hit with Diana Penty, Abhay Deol, Jimmy Shergill and Ali Fazal in the lead roles.

The sequel will again be helmed by Mudassar Aziz, under the production of Anand L Rai. Earlier when Sonakshi was approached to play the parallel lead in the film, her management was a little troubled and unsure but now, all speculations have been cleared.

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While expressing her delight for finally coming on board for the film, Sonakshi said, "I’m thrilled to be on board of this really positive, vibrant and most importantly happy film unit. I loved the first part and I hope this one is bigger and better in every way. Can’t wait to start shooting!"

Her excitement is also evident in the pictures posted by her on social media. The interesting caption added by Sona reads, "Its one big HAPPY family!!! Cant wait to kickstart this journey ⭐️ @aanandlrai @mudassar_as_is @DianaPenty #happybhaagjayegireturns"

The original film was about a runaway bride who elopes with her boyfriend on her wedding night and ends up in more trouble leading to some hilarious circumstances. The real 'Happy', Diana Penty is enthusiastic about the sequel. 

While talking about it, she said, "Happy Bhag Jaegi was a special film for me, so being part of Happy Bhag Jaegi Returns is like going back to family! The film was a fun, roller- coaster of a ride and I'm sure this one is going to be as much of a riot! I'm looking forward to the shoot."

Punjabi singer, Jassie Gill will also make his Bollywood debut with the film. After his confirmation, he thanked the team for considering him by posting a picture on Twitter.

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The film's producer, Aanand L Rai who is currently shooting with Shah Rukh Khan for their untitled film expressed his delight for having Sonakshi in 'Happy Bhag Jayegi Returns'.

He said, "The film was a cross-border comedy of errors featuring humorous characters and now we are happy to announce the sequel that has Diana passing on the happy-ness quotient to Sonakshi. Excited to have her on board."

Sonakshi was last seen in Sunhil Sippy's Noor, which failed to create the expected buzz on box-office. Her next 'Ittefaq' with Sidharth Malhotra is soon to be released.