Mumbai: Actor Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan will reunite for Karan Johar’s next production venture, which will be directed by Raj Mehta. Their camaraderie from Tashan and Kambakkht Ishq is still afresh in our minds. It will be fun to watch them in a Karan Johar movie. The duo will come together after nine years.
According to the sources, Kiara has now become a favourite with KJo’s production house. After Lust Stories, a segment of which was helmed by Karan, and Kalank, this will be her third collaboration with the filmmaker. As for Diljit, the character is of Haryanvi descent, so he suits the role to a T.
Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani, will be Punjabi and have a pivotal role in the storyline. They will be helping Akshay and Kareena’s characters in becoming parents.
“Diljit and Kiara are yet to sign on the dotted line. They have loved the story and have given a verbal nod to the project,” a source, as per the same report, claimed.
Kiara made her acting debut in the 2014 comedy film Fugly and went on to star in two highly successful films, the sports film M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story and the Telugu political drama Bharat Ane Nenu.
Diljit made his Bollywood debut with Udta Punjab in 2016 for which he earned the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He mostly works with White Hill Productions.
Kumar will feature opposite Parineeti Chopra starring in Karan Johar’s film Kesari that will be based on the story of the Battle of Saragarhi. Kumar to star in Hindi remake of Tamil horror comedy film Kanchana 2.
This will be Diljit’s second movie with Kareena, after Udta Punjab. Shooting for this film is expected to commence this November.