Hungama 2 is a 2021 Indian Hindi-language romantic comedy film directed by Priyadarshan and jointly produced by Ratan Jain, Ganesh Jain, Chetan Jain and Armaan Ventures. It is loosely based on director’s own 1994 Malayalam film Minnaram with a different climax scene and is a spiritual successor to the 2003 film Hungama.It contains one scene remade from Priyadarshan’s Vandhanam. The film stars Paresh Rawal, Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan Jaffrey and Pranitha Subhash. Hungama 2 marks the two comebacks of Priyadarshan and Shilpa Shetty to Bollywood after eight years and fourteen years respectively.
The film marks Priyadarshan’s return to Bollywood after a eight-year hiatus since Rangrezz (2013). It is not a sequel to Hungama (2003), with Priyadarshan saying, “We decided to title the new comedy Hungama 2 because the mood of masti, mischief and hungama remain unchanged. It also marks the comeback of Shilpa Shetty for the first time in 14 years since Apne.
The principal photography commenced on 8 January 2020 in Mumbai. The film was initially scheduled for a theatrical release in India on 14 August 2020. However, production was halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India. Priyadarshan has indicated the filming is scheduled to resume in mid-September 2020. The film was wrapped up on 1 February 2021.