Mumbai, May 18 : Actor Arshad Warsi, who played Circuit in the "Munna Bhai" films with Sanjay Dutt essaying the lead role, says he won't do any new film in the popular franchise without the real "Munna Bhai".
He says neither can he, nor will audiences be able to see anybody else in the role instead of Sanjay, who is currently in jail serving his sentence in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case.
Actor Arshad Warsi considers himself very lucky to be a part of the movie "Dedh Ishqiya".
"Back on the sets of 'Dedh Ishqiya' tomorrow, so very proud to be a part of this film," Arshad tweeted Friday.
On Saturday morning, he gave his fans an update on his schedule.
Looking at the excitement of Arsahd Warsi one can easily say that "Dedh Ishqiya" will be no less than dark drama "Ishqiya".
Arshad was part of "Ishqiya" and his performance was highly appreciated by the viewers along with Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan.
Currently busy shooting for the last schedule of "Dedh Ishqiya", the 44-year-old tweeted: "Back on shoot for 'Dedh Ishqiya' from the day after, last 40 days and another awesome movie will be complete."
New Delhi, March 15 : Quite active on the big screen playing a variety of roles, Arshad Warsi is also keen to be seen on the small screen.
His "Jolly LLB" came out Friday while he has "Chambal Safari", "Dedh Isqiya" and "Joe B Carvalho" coming out in the future -- but he won't mind adding a TV project to his kitty.
Film: 'Zila Ghaziabad'; Directed by: Anand Kumar; Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Vivek Oberoi, Paresh Rawal, Arshad Warsi, Chandrachur Singh, Ravi Kishan, Divya Dutta; Rating:**1/2
Wasseypur's gangs never had it so good. Seeing the glorious guttural outflow of blood, bullets and profanities in "Zila Ghaziabad" one could safely assume, Wasseypur is safe. So is the other release this week.
Mumbai, Dec 12 : While there have been a lot of positives in the Indian film industry in the last 100 years, the spirit to just make a film is lost in the race to make money, feels actor Arshad Warsi.
New Delhi, Oct 8 : It seems Vashu Bhagnani considers Arshad Warsi as his lucky mascot. After roping in the actor for "F. A. L. T. U", the producer asked him to play a cameo in his new film "Ajab Gazabb Love".
"F. A. L. T. U" featured Bhagnani's son Jackky, and the movie's songs became quite popular.
New Delhi, July 9 - A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".
After entertaining audiences with National Award winning war film "1971", Sagar returns to big screen with the light-hearted romantic comedy made in the backdrop of big fat Indian wedding.
Mumbai, July 2 - The government's decision to levy 12 percent service tax on film and TV actors has left many fuming. While veteran actress Hema Malini feels it would burden producers further, actor Arshad Warsi believes it would leave many actors jobless and Sonam Kapoor says the government is "corrupt".
Many feel it's time the government stopped harrassing actors.
New Delhi, June 26 - After making his directorial debut with "1971", a National Award-winning movie based on prisoners of war, Amrit Sagar Chopra is back after a break of five years with romantic comedy "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".
The movie, featuring Arshad Warsi, Paresh Rawal, Raj Babbar, Shakti Kapoor and introducing the director's younger brother Akash Sagar Chopra, is a rollercoaster ride which centers around a big lavish Delhi wedding.
New Delhi, Jan 5 - Arshad Warsi, whose performance in "Ishqiya" won him critical acclaim, says the movie's sequel is going to be a cult film.
"Spent New Year's (eve) chatting with Vishal Bhardwaj and Abhishek Chaubey, looks like ISHQIYA 2 is gonna be a cult movie... different in every sense," Arshad posted on his Twitter page.
Mumbai, June 28 : Comic caper "Double Dhamaal, distributed by Reliance Entertainment and Maruti Pictures has had an impressive opening at the box office, grossing Rs 39.60 crores at the box office in its opening weekend, revealed a statement from the production house.
New Delhi, Jan 24 : Bollywood funnyman Arshad Warsi, who is busy shooting for comedy "Double Dhamaal", is yearning to do serious films now.
"After DD (Double Dhamaal) i m gonna do at least 2 serious films b4 i do another comedy (sic)," Arshad, who started his career with a comic role in "Tere Mere Sapne" (1996), posted on his Twitter page.
Panaji, May 11 : After being caught by an anti-tobacco watchdog for smoking in a college campus in Goa, Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi has vowed not to smoke while making a public appearance.
In a letter to National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) General Secretary Shekhar Salkar dated May 10, Arshad has expressed regret about the incident earlier this month and has admitted that "fans follow their on-screen idols and copy their actions".
Mumbai, Feb 25 : Arshad Warsi has finally agreed to do "Golmaal 3" after the producers agreed to pay him a whopping Rs. 3 crore to be part of the film, sources said. The actor, however, did not confirm his consent for the film.
The deal was finally cut Monday, after frantic negotiations. Arshad's fee is higher than each member of the cast, barring Ajay Devgan. It is even higher than that of Kareena Kapoor who has a three-film deal with the producers.
Noida, Jan 28 : Actress Vidya Balan is all praise for her "Ishqiya" co-star Arshad Warsi but rues that he is the most underutilised actor in the industry.
"He is the most underutilised actor in the industry. He is a very talented actor who performs every role with so much conviction that he leaves a mark on audiences' minds," Balan told reporters at a press conference here at the Big Cinemas.
Washington, Nov 25 : Bollywood stars Bipasha Basu and Arshad Warsi have claimed that a group of white men hurled racial abuses at them, while they were filming in London.
Basu and Warsi were shooting scenes for forthcoming movie Dhan Dhana Dhan Goal when the group passed racist remarks at them.
Warsi claims that the actors were "very shaken" by the incident that occurred in May (07).