At a time when sequels are trending in a big way in the film industry, Dedh Ishqiya director Abhishek Chaubey says he didn't plan Ishqiya part two to cash in on commercial viability of the original. Released in 2010, black comedy Ishqiya was high on content and performances by lead actors
Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi and Vidya Balan, who in the role of a conniving, scheming woman with sexual aggression surprised everyone.
Now, Chaubey is making its sequel Dedh Ishqiya with Madhuri Dixit in the female lead. "I never made this film thinking that I should make a sequel. Even though it makes marketing or commercial sense, I would never make a sequel just because of this," Chaubey told IANS in a group interview. "I am making the film only beca