A few days we saw a shocking revelation of Karan Johar ousting Kartik Aaryan from Dostana 2. This made us think of a number of possibilities of what could have happened. Social media is also debating over such things. While some are speaking in favour of Karan others are siding with Kartik in this matter. Out of the many theories doing rounds, Kartik being unprofessional due to his breakup with Janhvi Kapoor. Mostly everyone believes the same now that Kartik behaved unprofessionally and created troubles. Now, as per the latest report by Bollywood Hungama, the real reason is way serious than the above-mentioned ones.
“Kartik Aaryan had come on board Dostana 2 in 2019 for a minimal amount of Rs. 2-3 crores, and at present his market value is upside of Rs. 10 crores. At first, he asked Karan for a hike in his acting fees mid-way as his market value had gone up big time in the last two years. While Karan believed it was unprofessional on Kartik’s part to renegotiate the remuneration mid-way, he tried to compensate him with another film, Mr. Lele. Kartik also agreed to come on board the said film and was all charged up for a quirky ride.”
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“But to his surprise, he found himself replaced all of a sudden by Vicky Kaushal without being notified. Kartik was also upset with Dharma Productions when they gave Shashank Khaitan’s Yoddha to Shahid Kapoor. Although Shahid soon quit, they never approached Kartik for the role anyway,” an insider shared with Bollywood Hungama.
Thereafter, Karan suggested another film directed by Sharan Sharma of Gunjan Saxena fame to Kartik. Now, the latter had the fear of being dropped out. Therefore, he wanted it all on papers. Kartik wanted a signed contract between them for Sharan Sharma’s next. On the other hand, Kartik continued giving reasons for the Covid-19 pandemic to not start the shoot of Dostana 2. As they shared a good bond, Karan agreed to this. However, Kartik then started shooting for Dhamaka. This upset Karan. After this, they had an indoor meeting where Karan expressed his disappointment.
Kartik also made it clear that he wouldn’t shoot for Dostana 2 till there is a signed contract for Sharan Sharma’s next. Karan thought there is a lack of trust. Also, he feared committing because of incomplete screenplay and script.
“Karan felt it was unprofessional on Kartik’s end to arm-twist, and this finally led to a big fall out between the two, with things going ugly. Kartik on the other hand felt he was horribly underpaid for the job, as he was definitely the biggest selling point of the film and Karan was not keeping up his promise of a second film. Kartik also developed some issues with Janhvi Kapoor, due to their break up and it all culminated into a big fight, with money, like always coming in the centre. All issues might have been resolved, but unprofessionalism took things to a different tangent and Karan was left with no choice but to oust him from Dostana 2.”
Dostana 2 will now be made with a new actor joining Janhvi and Lakshya.
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