Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar, whose production Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (ZNMD) bagged nine awards at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards, says the movie’s success doesn’t make it necessary for him to make its sequel.
“It’s not like it’s necessary to make a sequel, we’ll see later,” the 38-year-old said after returning from the IIFA weekend and awards held in Singapore.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara swept the technical awards category with five trophies before bagging four main awards — Best Film, Best Story, Best Actor in Supporting Role for Akhtar and Best Director for his sister, Zoya Akhtar.
Akhtar, who hosted the IIFA awards ceremony with Shahid Kapoor this year, is happy with the accolades.
“We got quite a few awards, a lot of technical awards, Zoya won best director, we got best film, best story, best screenplay. So it feels great and it was a lot of fun hosting the awards. So all in all a good fun trip,” said Farhan.
Of his next production, Akhtar said: “Our next film is Talaash. It will release in November, and is directed by Reema [Kagti]. It stars Aamir [Khan], Kareena [Kapoor] and Rani [Mukherjee].”