John Matthew Matthan on Sarfarosh sequel: It will be more realistic


Filmmaker John Matthew Matthan says the sequel to his acclaimed Aamir Khan-starrer Sarfarosh will focus on the difficulty of nation’s inner safety and will have a more “realistic” strategy.

Released in 1999, Sarfarosh revolved round an trustworthy police officer Ajay Singh Rathod (Aamir), whose life takes a flip when he uncovers an enormous conspiracy whereas investigating arms smuggling in Rajasthan.

Matthan stated 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 inner safety of the nation. It was extraordinarily difficult to put in writing. The movie is more realistic 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.

“Today that has changed. My film will be more realistic and dramatic. It, of course, also has politics, but it isn’t about a political party. India’s security is more important than anything else, anyone’s belief,” Matthan informed PTI on the sidelines of the 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI).

At the film gala, John Matthew Matthan is the chairperson of function movie part of Indian Panorama.

The director stated he has completed writing the script of Sarfarosh 2 however remains to be not clear about the way forward for the undertaking.

“As of now, there’s no clarity on when it’ll go on floors considering the current (COVID-19) situation. I don’t have the money to put in this film. So somebody who’s producing the film will take the call. My duty is that he gets his money back first.”

Earlier, there have been talks between him and actor John Abraham, who needed to provide in addition to star within the movie.

The director, nevertheless, stated issues “didn’t work out” between the duo.

A complete of 224 movies will be screened underneath completely different sections on the 51st version of IFFI. 15 films will compete for the Golden Peacock award.


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