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Not satisfied with the script: Akshay Kumar on quitting Hera Pheri 3 

The actor said he was 'not happy with how the creative things have shaped out'

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Published: 12th November 2022

Akshay Kumar has broken his silence about his departure from Hera Pheri 3. Recent reports claimed Akshay has pulled out of the sequel owing to script issues. 

Confirming that he has backed out of Hera Pheri 3, Akshay said during a panel at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2022 - 

"Hera Pheri has been a part of me. Like a lot of people, I have good memories about it. I feel sad too that in so many years, part 3 hasn't been made. But like I said, we have to dismantle things and start thinking in a different way. The film was offered to me but I was not satisfied with the script. I have to do what people want to see. That is why, I backed out. I took a step behind. It is a part of my life and journey for me. I am also very sad that I can't do it. But I am not happy with how the creative things have shaped out."

Recently, veteran actor Paresh Rawal, who plays Baburao in Hera Pheri, confirmed on Twitter that Kartik Aaryan has joined the cast of Hera Pheri 3. Kartik will reportedly replace Akshay as the character Raju. 

Akshay was last seen in Ram Setu. His upcoming films are Selfiee, OMG 2, Capsule Gill and the Hindi remake of Soorarai Pottru.

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