In 2019, filmmaker-producer Karan Johar announced the second installment the 2008 film "Dostana" which was directed by Tarun Mansukhani. It featured Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra in lead roles.
The story revolved around two men who pretend to be a gay couple in order to secure an apartment. Both fall in love with the same girl.
KJo added that the sequel will be headlined by Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor. However, amid reports of Kartik’s “unprofessional behaviour”, Dharma productions have decided to replace the actor. In addition to that, the honcho and his businesses have decided to never work with the “Luka Chuppi” star ever again.
Earlier this year, Bollywood Hungama had also reported Kartik’s schedule made Karan upset and that they weren’t on speaking terms.
Interestingly, the film's shooting began on November 9, 2019 and completed its Punjab schedule as well. Kartik also shared a picture of himself with the film’s script.
The film, directed by Collin, is penned by Navjot Gulati, Sumit Aroraa, Rishabh Sharma and D'Cunha.
Meanwhile on work front, Kartik will next be seen in upcoming thriller "Dhamaka" will drop directly on OTT platform, bypassing theatrical release.
Directed by Ram Madhvani, the story of the film revolves around Kartik's character, a news anchor, who gets caught up in a frustrating situation on learning about a mysterious bomb blast. Events that follow lead him to a point where he has to choose between his career and humanity.
It is a remake of the South Korean film "The Terror Live."
He will also be seen in "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2", a horror comedy also starring Kiara Advani and Tabu. It is all set to hit the theatres on November 19.
The Anees Bazmee directorial follows the 2007 horror comedy hit Bhool Bhulaiyaa, which starred Akshay Kumar, Shiney Ahuja, Vidya Balan and Ameesha Patel.