Hera Pheri trio Akshay Kumar, Paresh Rawal and Suniel Shetty, who took us on a remarkable journey of laughter twice, are reuniting for the third time. Yes, Hera Pheri 3 is in the offing, bringing together the three laughter buddies — Akshay Kumar as Raju, Paresh Rawal as Babu Bhaiya and Suniel Shetty as Shyam — once again.

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The title, Heri Pheri 3, is however tentative. The film will be directed by Indra Kumar who previously directed Dhamaal and Masti.

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, “The project was locked last month after the three actors gave their dates. It will be shot in a start-to-finish schedule between December 2018 and February 2019 and will release in the second half of next year.”

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Director  Indra Kumar confirmed this on Wednesday. He said on Twitter: “This is going to be a fun project with a stellar star cast @akshaykumar @SunielVShetty @SirPareshRawal Looking forward to #HeraPheri3”

The first film in the Hera Pheri franchise was released in the year 2000. Directed by Priyadarshan, the film was a laugh riot and a big hit. Then came Phir Hera Pheri, under a new director Neeraj Vora, in 2006. It, however, made an average collection at the box office.

We will have to wait and watch if the trio manages to recreate the original magic in their third outing together.