After three back-to-back comedies, Abhishek Bachchan has decided to stay away from the genre altogether. He has already said no to the big comedy franchise Hera Pheri. “Yes,” he says with a sigh, adding, “It’s time I switched genres for a while. I’ve done three comedies in a row. After Happy New Year and All Is Well, I enjoyed working in Housefull 3 to the hilt. But for now it’s enough.”
The actor says that he is looking at various scripts. “I am looking at something I have not done so far. I think I’ve done all genres — from slapstick comedies to family dramas. The only thing I haven’t done is horror. And I don’t want to do horror. I don’t like watching horror, so why would I want the audience watch me do it?”
Right now, however, it’s celebration time for team Housefull 3. “We all worked so hard. All my co-stars, Akshay Kumar, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani and my directors Sajid-Farhad are pros at slapstick. I was completely new to the genre. They guided me throughout the scenes. We had a lot of fun.”
And although Abhishek is off comedies he wouldn’t mind re-visiting the Housefull franchise at a later future. “Provided we come up with a script worth doing,” he adds.