'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' title misleading: Paresh Rawal
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Actor Paresh Rawal says that the title of his upcoming film 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' is misleading because the film is not a sequel of 2006 movie 'Malamaal Weekly'.
"The title is giving this distinct feeling that it is a sequel of 'Malamaal Weekly', which it is not. Somehow I feel that it is misleading. Why did they have to keep the word Malamaal? They should have kept 'Kamaal Dhamaal' or 'Kamaal Dhamaal Kamaal'," Paresh said.
'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' and Paresh's production debut 'Oh My God' are releasing today.
The 62-year-old said he wanted to avoid the clash at the box office and had also asked the producers of 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' to shift the dates but it did not work out.
"I had personally asked the producers of 'Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal' to shift their date of release. I asked them twice and but they would not budge. So I did not pursue the matter any further. Priyadarshan (director) had no issues with the date change, he is not the producer, but the man who has put in the money had to understand," said Paresh.
Besides Paresh, 'Oh My God' has been jointly produced by Akshay Kumar and Ashvini Yardi's home production Grazing Goat Pictures.
The film is based on Umesh Shukla's Gujarati play 'Kanji Viruddh Kanji', who has directed the film as well.
"Akshay had heard about it and he came and saw the play and it was then that we decided to make it. We thought what better subject than this to be our first production. Akshay is is a producer and besides he is a very nice guy to be with," Paresh said.
The film is about an atheist who incurs huge loses when his antique shop is destroyed by an earthquake. Paresh plays the role of the atheist while Akshay portrays Lord Krishna.