Did Akshay Kumar replace Kartik Aaryan from Dostana 2?
Just a few days ago Dharma Production announced about recasting for Dostana 2. According to the latest reports, the makers requested Akshay Kumar to replace the young star
Just a few days ago, Dharma Productions officially announced about recasting for Dostana 2 due to professional reasons. The production house shared an official statement on social media and wrote about maintaining a ‘dignified silence’. It was reported that Kartik Aaryan was dropped due to creative differences and few other issues. According to the latest reports, Karan Johar backed Dharma Productions requested Akshay Kumar to be a part of this film.
Earlier as reported by the media outlets, Kartik Aaryan’s exit from Dostana 2 commenced because of the lack of co-operation from his side and his agency. Dharma Productions had been keen on getting the shoot dates. Because his team was not giving the shoot dates to the crew and due to few creative differences they parted their ways. According to the latest report by Hindustan Times, a source informed them, “(Filmmaker) Karan Johar has personally requested Akshay to come on board Dostana 2 and help him out, as lots of money has already been invested in the shoot of the film. So, in all likelihood, Akshay will join the cast.”
The same report further quoted the source revealing that Karan Johar is even ready to make changes as per Kumar’s persona in the script for Dostana 2. The character was apparently written considering Kartik’s persona in mind. The film also features Janhvi Kapoor and debutant Laksh Lalwani in the key roles.
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