Karan Johar’s’ Dharma’ Productions released a statement informing fans that they will be recasting its upcoming much anticipated film Dostana 2 on Friday.
The production house had shared the statement through its official social media handles.
“Due to professional circumstances, on which we have decided to maintain a dignified silence – we will be recasting Dostana 2, directed by Collin D’Cunha. Please wait for the official announcement soon.” Initially, it was said that Kartik Aaryan will exit the film as there were issues with his dates due to his Covid-19 diagnosis and the present lockdown scenario.
The statement comes after it was reported that Kartik Aaryan has stepped out of the project due to “creative differences”, after shooting for almost two weeks.
The Collin D’Cunha directorial previously starred Kartik Aryan, Janhvi Kapoor and Laksh Lalwani.
Kartik and Janhvi had started shooting for the film in Amritsar in November 2019. The shoot was halted in March 2020 due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Dostana 2 is a sequel to Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bacchchan and John Abraham starrer Dostana (2008), which was directed by Tarun Mansukhani.