After teasing fans about the announcement of his next film, Karan Johar finally revealed the cast of the sequel of his 2008 blockbuster Dostana – #Dostana2. After a series of speculations about the star cast of the film, the filmmaker has finally released an official statement about the same declaring Janhvi and Kartik’s pairing. However, the third actor who will be joining these two is still suspense.
Karan Johar revealed that the third ‘suitable boy’ is going to be a fresh face and will complete the star cast soon. The producer also talked about his excitement in taking the Dostana franchise forward with Kartik, Janhvi, and a fresh face “Suitable Boy”. He can’t wait to create some desi boy-girl madness with them teamed together.
This will be Dharma Productions’ first movie with the hot faces of Bollywood. They will also be introducing a new male lead, who will join the incredibly talented bunch at their production house. Collin D’Cunha will also be making his directorial debut with Dostana 2.
Sharing a video on his social media accounts, Karan Johar wrote
The return of the franchise with unlimited madness! @TheAaryanKartik, #Janhvi & a soon to be launched fresh face – making it the trio for #Dostana2, directed by @CollinDcunha. Watch out for the third suitable boy!@apoorvamehta18 @dharmamovies pic.twitter.com/XtpSHGMUrv
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) June 27, 2019
For the unversed, the original film starred Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, and John Abraham in lead roles and was released in 2008. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani, Dostana featured John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan as two straight men who pretended to be gay in order to share an apartment with Priyanka Chopra. However, both of them ended up falling in love with her. It was earlier said that Karan Johar has kept the basic storyline of Dostana 2 the same as the first one but with a new cast and new director. Dostana 2 will be directed by a new director named Collin D’Cunha.
Rumors of Janhvi Kapoor bagging the lead role in Dostana 2 had been doing rounds since the beginning. Before confirmation of Kartik and Janhvi playing the lead roles, a lot of other actors were rumored to be in talks for the lead roles in Dostana 2, including Alia Bhatt, John Abraham, and Rajkummar Rao. However, Karan Johar had rubbished the reports and clarified on Twitter saying, “No one has been officially approached for Dostana 2. Some thoughts and ideas are underway but nothing official has moved.”
Now we all are excited to know about the third actor who will complete the cast of Dostana 2!