Lack of strong script delaying third Munna Bhai: Hirani

By Hindustan Times

Director Rajkumar Hirani, who has delivered superhits like Munnabhai M.B.B.S, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, says the third film in the series has been delayed by the lack of a strong script.

"We have always wanted to make the third film but it is getting delayed because it shouldn't look like we are making it only to encash it," said Hirani.

The third instalment was named Munna Bhai Chale Amerika, but it was shelved. Now the new movie in the franchise is said to be called Munna Bhai Ki Aatma Katha.

"We want the third to be better than the previous two. So, it is getting delayed because script-wise it still needs to be strong...but we will definitely make the third film," the 49-year-old said.

He spoke on the sidelines of a festival to cel