Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan in "Dostana 2"

Ever since Karan Johar announced the sequel to the super hit movie "Dostana", it has become one of the most awaited films to watch out for. Latest news has it that, Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor have been picked to play the lead role in “Dostana 2”.

Along with Kartik and Janhvi, a newcomer will mostly likely come onboard for this project. This movie will be directed by debutant filmmaker Collin Dcunha.

The very first film "Dostana", directed by late Yash Johar, went on to become a big hit. It featured legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan, Zeenat Aman and Shatrughan Sinha. Then, in the year 2008, Yash Ji's son and renowned filmmaker Karan Johar produced "Dostana". This film featured Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham.  

Karan Johar took to his social media and announced the sequel. He posted a video announcing the cast and captioned it, “"The return of the franchise with unlimited madness!

@kartikaaryan, @janhvikapoor & a soon to be launched fresh face - making it the trio for #Dostana2, directed by @collindcunha. Watch out for the third suitable boy!@apoorva1972 @dharmamovies".

He also shared another video, which was captioned as, “Got a ring to it, doesn't it? You know what it is! Stay tuned and watch this space - announcement coming your way tomorrow! @apoorva1972 @dharmamovies”.

Check out the instagram video:

The release date of this film is yet to be out. It is indeed going to be a new take on the original version with a fresh cast. Kartik and Janhvi have been paired for the first time.

-Akhila Kakarala
Pic Courtsey: karanjohar (official instagram account of Karan Johar)