Sanjay Gupta starts scripting 'Shootout 3'

Mumbai, Mar 19 (PTI) Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta has revealed that he is in the process of scripting the third installment of the 'Shootout' franchise.

For the film, Gupta said he is collaborating with screenwriter Rajat Aroraa, who has penned hits like 'Once Upon a Time in Mumbai', 'The Dirty Picture' among others.

'Now taking my first break from the first writing session of 'Shootout 3'. Love this feeling when you begin the scripting journey. And what makes this one special is @rajatsaroraa. Collaborating with him for the first time and already enjoying his wicked writing,' Gupta tweeted.

The first part, 'Shootout at Lokhandwala' was helmed by Apoorva Lakhia and starred Sanjay Dutt, Vivek Oberoi, Suniel Shetty among others and was released in 2007.

The second installment, 'Shootout at Wadala' was directed by Gupta and featured an ensemble of John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut among others.

Gupta's next directorial, 'Mumbai Saga', is scheduled to be released in June this year. PTI JUR BK BK