Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se is a 2018 Indian Bollywood action comedy film, directed by Navaniat Singh. It is a sequel to the 2013 film, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 and the third installment of Yamla Pagla Deewana film series. The film stars Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol and Kriti Kharbanda in lead roles and had its worldwide theatrical release on 31 August 2018.
The film is a spiritual successor instead being continuation of the earlier parts, with still Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol playing their characters.
Dharmendra as Jaywant Parmar
Sunny Deol as Pooran
Bobby Deol as Kalaa
Shatrughan Sinha as Judge Sunil Sinha
Kriti Kharbanda as Chikoo
Binnu Dhillon as Billa
Asrani as Nanu
Satish Kaushik as Lawyer Bedi
Mohan Kapoor as Marfatia
Paresh Ganatra as Paresh Patel
Rajesh Sharma as Lawyer Bhatia
Ashu Sharma as Preston
Anita Devgan as Sati
Bharat Bhatia as Sainath
Salman Khan as Mastana (Cameo Appearance)
Priyanka Lalwani Special Role
Rekha Special Appearance
Sonakshi Sinha Special Appearance
The official announcement of the film was made in June 2017.
The film will continue to have the franchise’s original male cast: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol. However, there will be a different set of leading ladies paired opposite them. In August 2017, it was reported that Kriti Kharbanda had been finalized to play the female lead in the film.
Principal photography of the film commenced in the second week of August 2017.The first schedule of the film will be shot in Ramoji Film City.
Marketing and Promotion
The first look of the film was revealed by Taran Adarsh as well as Deol’s Twitter handles on 13 June 2018 citing the release date to be 15 August 2018.The second poster of the film was released on 30 July 2018 by Sunny Deol on his Instagram handle which showed the release date of the film as 31 August 2018.
The first teaser of the film was released on 14th June 2018. The teaser showcased three Deols, leading lady Kriti Kharbanda and Salman Khan as narrator and a cameo appearance.A trailer was released on 10th August 2018.
The film received generally poor reviews. All the reviews were particularly critical of the film’s weak plot and slapstick comedy that wasn’t too funny. Ronak Kotecha of The Times of India gave it 2.5/5 stars calling it a loud comedy that loses much of its steam in the second half and culminates into a predictable climax.