Dostana 2’s storyline revolves around two siblings Janhvi & Kartik (before he exited the film) falling crazy with an same guy (Laksh Lalwani).
Ever since Karan Johar’s production house Dharma Productions announced that actor Kartik Aaryan won’t be a part of Dostana 2, speculations are on about who would replace him. Reportedly, Karan has also unfollowed Kartik on his Instagram, while the actor still follows him on the social media.
However, Dharma Production’s recently released a official announcement, sayind, “Due to professional circumstances, on which we have decided to maintain a dignified silence-we will be recasting Dostana 2, directed by Collin D’Cunha. Please wait for official announcement soon.”(sic)
This is the first time an enormous production house has taken such a choice to exchange its leading actor mid-shoot. it’s stated that Dharma production house is replacing the actor within the sequel to their 2008 hit or the other film business as Karan has vowed never to work with the actor again.
Rajkumar Rao To REPLACE Kartik Aaaryan in Dostana 2?
If you’re aware, Rajkummar Rao was the primary choice when the film was announced 2 years ago. But later the actor wasn’t ready to get on board due to his prior commitments. Now a source on the brink of Bollywood Hungama has said that the makers are considering Rao again.
According Bollywood Hungama reports, Karan Johar’s Production is reconsidering the Rao for the role, which he was offered before kartik. “Dharma Productions is considering to bring Rajkummar Rao on board for Dostana 2. He was their first choice when the project was being made but at the time, he couldn’t do the film due to his dates. Now, that makers are keen on enlisting someone, they’re once more thinking of Rao who was fit the role. Interestingly, Rao and Janhvi Kapoor recently worked together in horror-comedy Roohi and have an excellent work rapport,” the source said.
The source further adds, “Karan Johar remains deciding who to cast for the lead role. The director Collin D’Cunha is currently working making changes within the script, accordingly.”
Well, Just Yesterday there were reports stating Karan johar has approached Akshay Kumar to play the lead actor replacing Kartik Aaryan in Dostana 2. But it seems the developement is quick to act for the film and the film will get it’s lead soon.