Kartik, Janhvi to headline Dostana sequel
Mumbai: Producer Karan Johar has roped in actors Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor to the play the leads in the much-awaited sequel to 2008 blockbuster Dostana.
The first film, directed by Tarun Mansukhani and featuring Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra in the lead, was a major box office and critical success for the producer.
The story follows two men who pretend to be gay to share an apartment with a girl with whom they eventually fall in love.
The sequel will be directed debutant filmmaker Collin D'Cunha and the makers will be soon announcing another male lead for it.
"I am excited to take the Dostana franchise forward with Kartik and Janhvi, and can't wait to create some desi boy-girl madness with them. This is Dharma Productions' first film with Kartik and we are looking forward to working with him."