Press Esc to close
Monday 02 March 2015
News updated at 4:42 PM IST
Weather
Max: 31.7°C
Min : 16.9°C
In Bengaluru
clear sky

Riteish is a legend in adult comedies: Vivek Oberoi

New Delhi, Aug 30, 2013 (PTI)
File - PTI

Vivek Oberoi feels his "Grand Masti" co-star Riteish Deshmukh is the "torch bearer of adult comedy films".

Riteish has previously worked in hit adult comedies like "Masti", "Kya Kool Hain Hum", "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum", and with "Grand Masti" the actor is returning to the genre.

"I think the audience would like the movie as Riteish has proved it before that he is good in such films. His other adult comedies like 'Masti', 'Kya Kool Hain Hum', 'Kya Super Kool Hain Hum' were box office success. So we are trying to ride on his luck.

"Riteish is a legend in the space of adult comedies. We have to credit him for being the torchbearer for such movies," Vivek told PTI.

The upcoming movie is a sequel to 2004 release "Masti" and will see Vivek Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh, Aftab Shivdasani reprising their roles from the first film.

"Grand Masti", directed by Indra Kumar also stars Kainaat Arora, Bruna Abdullah, Karishma Tanna, Sonalee Kulkarni, and Maryam Zakaria. It will hit the theatres on September 13.Vivek realises the film's double meaning jokes can be offensive to some but insists it is a fun movie and should be taken in that spirit.

"It is a very entertaining film. It has a lot of double meaning dialogues as its an adult comedy. So if you're 18 and above, then watch this film.

Meanwhile, Riteish feels the sequel should have come earlier.

"It was great to be back with Vivek and Aftab who are dear friends. Nine years has been too long. I just wish we have made this sequel earlier. But better late than never," he said.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cambodian artists presenting dance-drama at the International Ramayana Mela...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

Cyclist at the Rajpath as the national capital received early morning showers in New Delhi...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A waterlogged street after the early morning showers in the national capital...

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

A train moves through snow covered railway track as the region received heavy snowfall in Anantnag..

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

Artists dressed up as Hindu deities Lord Krishna and Radha play Holi...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

People throw coloured powder as they celebrate Lathmar Holi at Nandgaon...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the new Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mufti Mohammad Syeed..

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara and Thirimanne celebrate beating England in their Cricket World Cup match...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Sangakkara congratulates team mate Perera who celebrates talking the wicket of England's Morgan...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Pakistan players celebrate with wicket of Zimbabwe's Chamunorwa Chibhabha during ...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523