Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan to star in Karan Johar's Dostana 2

Dharma productions recently dropped a video that hinted at Dostana 2 and confirmed that the second instalment will star Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor as two out of three leads while the third co-star will be a new face

Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan to star in Karan Johar's Dostana 2 Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan to star in Karan Johar's Dostana 2 Source : Press

Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan starrer Dostana is still everyone's favourite even 11 years later. But it is recently announced that Tarun Mansukhani's directorial is up for a sequel. Karan Johar recently shared a video that hinted at a sequel of Dostana and fans are going crazy. Well obviously the expectations are high given the first instalment includes Priyanka, John and Abhishek.

Karan in an interview spoke about the movie and the cast, he said, "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. We will also be introducing a new male lead, who will join the incredible talent at our production house. Collin D'Cunha also makes his directorial debut with Dostana 2."

Talking about the movie, a source told an entertainment portal, "The film follows a similar template as the original Dostana with humour woven in the screenplay. However, the subject of homosexuality will be tackled with sensitivity. The film will go on the floors by the year-end will hit the theatres in 2020."

Kartik Aaryan has recently wrapped up filming for Pati Patni Aur Woh alongside Ananya Panday and Bhumi Pednekar. He is currently seen filming for Imtiaz Ali's Love Aaj Kal 2 opposite Sara Ali Khan. Janhvi will next be seen in the biopic of Gunjan Saxena, the first female Indian Air Force combat pilot and first female Shaurya Chakra recipient. Pankaj Tripathi is also known to be playing the role of Janhvi Kapoor's father in the biopic.