If reports are to be believed then Raazi fame Alia Bhatt will be seen essaying the lead role in the sequel of Karan Johar’s cult film Dostana (2008) featuring Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham, and Abhishek Bachchan in pivot roles.
“The conversation has begun, and Alia has liked the idea. She will hear the final script and close the formalities soon,” a source revealed. Since the success of the first part, filmmaker Karan Johar has been keen on making this sequel and it looks like things are finally falling into place.
Many reports suggest that Johar will be finalizing the lead male actors of the film by the end of the week. “Casting for her two male co-stars is presently underway after which Karan will make the final announcement. Preproduction on the film has also begun,” the source added.
Well, this news has certainly got everyone talking. Just like PeeCee even Bhatt enjoys a massive fan following and we all will love watching her do something like this!
On the work front, Alia Bhatt is currently busy with the promotions of Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy co-starring Ranveer Singh. The actress will next be seen in Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra opposite Ranbir Kapoor. Also, Alia has Mahesh Bhatt's Sadak 2 in the pipeline and recently, she wrapped up the shoot of Kalank with Varun Dhawan.
On a related note, Tarun Mansukhani’s Dostana was released back in 2008, starring John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan, and Priyanka Chopra.