Aashiqui 2 will be a family film – Mahesh Bhatt

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt who is well known for his adult themed films says that the romance in ‘Aashiqui 2’ will be ‘gentler’ and will have a ‘U/A or Universal certificate’. The film will be directed by Mohit Suri and the shooting will commence next month.

“I would say he (Mohit Suri) would perhaps be making a film which is certainly a U/A or U-certificate film. Because the theme is slightly mature, the romance will be more gentler with palatable scenes unlike ‘Murder 2’,” said Mahesh Bhatt.

“There will be people who will be reliving the romantic eras; they will come to check out how ‘Aashiqui 2’ has shaped up.”

Bhatt said Suri was making a product catering to “the constituency that always asks me why do I only make ‘Murder 2’, ‘Jism 2’, ‘Jannat 2’ – erotic films and not the kind of cinema that I used to make earlier like ‘Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi’ and types.”

Mahesh Bhatt, known for his serious meaningful cinema, which was high on emotions like ‘Arth’, ‘Saraansh’, ‘Naam’, ‘Kaash’ and ‘Daddy’, says he was just following the thought process of new breed of filmmakers.

“I did not have this within my fold as I have filmmakers who wanted to venture into this part. Filmmakers decide what they want to make. So, after making ‘Raaz 2’, ‘Murder 2’, gory violent films, he (Suri) wants to now go to a completely new area of innocent, enduring love stories that families enjoy. That is the choice that Mohit has made,” said the 63-year-old filmmaker.

“Aashiqui 2” will¬†feature Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor. It is scheduled to release on Valentine’s Day next year.




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