Aamir Khan, R Madhavan and Sharman Joshi starrer 3 Idiots (2009) is one of the most beloved movies in Hindi cinema. Directed by the movie that focuss3es on the engineering life of three friends - Rancho, Farhan and Raju, touched a chord with the audience. 

In an interview with Mid-Day, director Rajkumar Hirani was asked if he is planning to make the sequel to 3 Idiots. The director said that he is keen on making a sequel and the process is still in its initial stage.

“I definitely want to make a sequel to 3 Idiots. In fact, Abhijat [Joshi, writer] and I started writing something a few days ago. But it’s still in the initial stage and we will take a fair amount of time to develop the script,” he was quoted as saying.

The reported added that Hirani will begin shooting for Munna Bhai 3 with Sanjay Dutt once Sanju releases. Work on 3 Idiots will begin only after Hirani is done with Munna Bhai 3.

Earlier, even Aamir Khan had expressed his interest in the sequel to 3 Idiots. He had expressed his desire to take forward the story of these three friends in the film.

Currently, the director is busy promoting his upcoming movie ‘Sanju’, a biopic on the life of Sanjay Dutt.

Ranbir Kapoor stars as Sanjay Dutt. The movie also stars Vicky Kaushal as Dutt’s loyal friend, Manisha Koirala as the actor’s mother Nargis, Paresh Rawal as his father Sunil Dutt, Sonam Kapoor as former girlfriend Tina Munim and Dia Mirza as Manyata Dutt. Anushka Sharma plays a small role of a journalist who interviews Dutt after the end of his prison term in 2016. The movie also stars Jim Sarbh, Boman Irani and Karishma Tanna.

Co-produced by Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani Films in association with Fox Star Studios, Sanju is scheduled to release on June 29.