In 2001, "Dil Chahta Hai" marked Ritesh Sidhwani's debut as a producer and FarhanAkhtar's as a director. It proved to be a cult movie and made dosti fashionableonce again. Bollywood rediscovered the bond of friendship.
Afew years later, "Rock On!!" and "ZindagiNa Milegi Dobara", which were loved by the janta as well as the critics,gave a newer and fresher outlook on the bond of friendship. While DCH was aboutthree friends discovering their paths and beliefs, Rock On!! broughtinto focus the lives of four friends who unite many years after a bitterbreak-up.
Their most recent release, ZNMD, took the audience on an exciting road tripwith HrithikRoshan, FarhanAkhtar and AbhayDeol, exploring the ties between three childhood friends and their abilityto see each other through troubled times.
These movies made by Excel Entertainmenthave strengthened Farhan and Ritesh's hold on this genre. And now, they willtry their hands at this genre once again with a movie titled "Fukrey". Asource says, "Fukrey in Delhi slang means good-for-nothings. Themovie will be set in Delhi to capture the flavour of North India. The storywill revolve around young guys in high school and college. As far as the castingis concerned, the makers are looking at various options, but this time aroundthey are considering giving some newcomers a break, which is a first for Riteshand Farhan."
According to sources, the script will be based on male bonding with a dashof comedy. The source adds, "Ritesh and Farhan specialise in this genre."Fukrey" is a hilarious script set in Delhi and has that typical North Indianflavour to it."