To say that you haven’t watched and liked Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s film Ishq Vishk is something that will be difficult to believe because this 2003 rom-com was loved by one and all and all the college/school students back in the day, who are now adults, watched this film not once but multiple times. And now, reports suggest that a sequel to this 2003 rom-com is underway. That’s right!
It is clearly the year of sequels because we have a sequel to Sadak, Student of the year, Housefull, and Hindi Medium, among others, being helmed by different directors and the news of a sequel to Ishq Vishk is only a cherry on the top. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, producer Ramesh Taurani has confirmed that a sequel to Ishq Vishk is underway as he said, “Yes, we are making a sequel to Ishq Vishk. The story is in the scripting stage and could be about a teenage romance. Hopefully, in the next two-three months, we will lock the script and start looking for the director and cast.” Ishq Vishk was Shahid Kapoor’s debut film and it will be interesting to see if the makers of the film will cast newcomers for its sequel or not? After Ishq Vishk, Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao were paired together in films such as Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, Shikhar and Vivah. According to the box office collection of the film, Ishq Vishk had garnered approximately 122.63 million.
The 2003 film starred Shahid Kapoor, Amrita Rao, and Shenaz Treasury in lead roles and revolved around the story of Shahid aka Rajiv and Amrita aka Payal lives and the film was directed by Ken Ghosh. Well, Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s Jodi had become everyone’s favorite post the film and it will be interesting to watch who will headline the sequel to this hit 2003 rom-com film.