'People enjoy naughty comedies' : Riteish Deshmukh-Tusshar Kapoor
Riteish Deshmukh and Tusshar Kapoor have teamed up again for Kya Super Kool Hai Hum, a sequel to 2005 surprise hit Kya Kool Hai Hum. TWF correspondent Sreya Basu in conversation with the actors in Mumbai
Do you think all audiences can relate to a film like Kya Super Kool Hai Hum?
Riteish: When we came up with Kya Kool Hai Hum, we were not sure how audience will receive it. But the film had its own audience and was successful at the box office. So now we have made Part 2 of the film after almost seven years of the first one. Kya Kool Hai Hum was a naughty comedy and so is Kya Super Kool Hai Hum only more exciting, crazier, wilder and cooler. I am sure a lot of people enjoy naughty comedies.
Do you think the film will be a bigger hit than the first one?
Tusshar: I don't know about that. But all of us have worked really hard. Also, the script of this film is more entertaining than the first one. We made our focused group to hear the draft and started shooting only after they liked it. We have tried to make a very, very good film. I think the audiences will make a film hit only if it is a good one, without comparing it with the first part. They just want their money's worth...they want entertainment worth Rs 200 that they are paying for a ticket.
Naughty comedy has become a trend today...
Riteish: We are not talking about trends. Years back we did Kya Kool Hai Hum which was a huge hit. So it's not that we are not bringing something very new. We are sticking to our genre and just updating it with the kind of humour that people like today. Audiences have matured today and we made sure the film has impact on youths who were below 18 seven years back.
Do you think just the humour factor is enough to make the film a hit?
Tusshar: Not at all. The foundation, that is, the story and screenplay have to be good so that the audiences get engrossed. Then you have to add the humour, jokes, dialogues, etc. We tried our best. Now I hope the novelty factor works for us.
Riteish, you have even sung in the film. How was it?
Riteish: It was great. When Meet Brothers told me that there are four stanzas in the song Hum toh hain cappuccino that have to be sung in Marathi, I was glad that they chose me. We had a great fun recording the song. After that, Meet Brothers told me, Let us have a Marathi version of Cappucino. So then, we had an entire Marathi Cappuciono recorded...it has the same tune but different lyrics.
The songs from the film are already topping music charts. What are your favourite numbers?
Tusshar: Every day there is a different one. Right now it's Hum toh hai cappuccino...it keeps ringing in my ears. There is something about the song that has germs of a hit.
Riteish: I like Shirt Ka Button very much. It's an absolute romantic song and the lyrics are very different. Also, the way the song has been choreographed is really good...there is no comedy, whatever the guys are saying it's from their hearts.
The pug Fakru plays an important role in the film. Tell us more about him.
Tusshar: Well, he is the third hero of the film. He is a man of today and very generous. He believes sharing is caring. He is very loyal and the bread-earner of the family.
Are you considering a third part?
Tusshar: Why not? If a third part is made, definitely we (Riteish and I) will star together in it. But this time it will be quicker and not after a seven-year-gap.