The first part was released in 2013 and the sequel “Fukrey Returns” came out in 2017.
Sharma, who shot to fame for his portrayal of Choocha in his acting debut “Fukrey”, shared the shooting update on Instagram with his fans and followers.
“Shuru Hogayi!! (It’s on!!) Jai Mata di,” the 32-year-old actor captioned the picture of the film’s clapboard.
Shuru Hogayi!!❤️ “जय माता दी” ✨@excelmovies @MrigLamba https://t.co/5URbO812Tc
— Varun Sharma (@varunsharma90) 1646308317000
The “Fukrey” franchise also features Richa Chadha as the local gangster Bholi Punjaban and follows the story of four friends Ali Fazal (Zafar), Pulkit Samrat (Hunny), Sharma and Manjot Singh (Laali), who look for ways to make easy money only to land in trouble.
Chadha had in September 2020 shared a video clip of the team of “Fukrey 3” taking part in a table read session.
Actor Pankaj Tripathi is also part of the franchise.
Besides “Fukrey 3”, Sharma will be seen in Rohit Shetty’s “Cirkus”, headlined by Ranveer Singh.