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#CatchExclusive: Riteish Deshmukh joins Ajay Devgn in Rohit Shetty's Golmaal 4

Himesh Mankad | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:50 IST

After the success of Golmaal, Golmaal Returns and Golmaal 3, Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn are teaming up yet again, this time for Golmaal 4. In an interesting casting coup, Rohit Shetty has signed Riteish Deshmukh for a pivotal role in the fourth instalment of the successful franchise that is expected to go on floors this year.

Our sources reveal, "Sajid-Farhad have written the script of Golmaal 4 and recommended Riteish Deshmukh's name to director Rohit Shetty, following which Shetty discussed the possible collaboration. The actor loved the basic premise and has agreed to come on board."

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Both Riteish and Rohit are known for their command over comedy. Golmaal 4 will be their first project together. Apart from Riteish, the star-cast of the film will retain Ajay Devgn, Tusshar Kapoor and Arshad Warsi.

The casting for the female lead is currently underway and an official announcement is expected to be made near Shivaay's release.

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Produced by Rohit Shetty and Ajay Devgn, Golmaal 4 will go on floors by 2016 end.

First published: 25 May 2016, 1:26 IST
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Himesh Mankad is an entertainment journalist who has a B.Com degree from Narsee Monjee College, Mumbai. He prefers covering Bollywood and loves good stories and music. When not watching movies, he can be found on a cricket field strutting his stuff.