Dostana 2 has been grabbing headlines for a while now. As per the latest reports, Kartik Aaryan has been sacked by the production house. It seems that he failed to finalise the dates of the shoot for this film. As a result, this caused troubles for the actor and the production house as well. Not only this but it is also alleged that he stated creative disagreements with the team. This happened during the second half of the year. There were reports that he had allegedly broken up with Janhvi Kapoor. Therefore, he is not willing to share screen space with her. Due to all this, Kartik Aaryan has been ousted from Dostana 2, it seems. Now, as the reports of the Peeping Moon suggest, Akshay Kumar has been roped for the role of Kartik. The superstar starred in ‘Good Newzz’ a few months back which was produced by Dharma.
Dostana 2: Dharma Production Suffers Loss of Rs 2 Crores Because of Kartik Aaryan
Dharma Production shared an official statement on social media mentioning that due to professional circumstances they would be recasting in Dostana 2. The film also stars Janhvi Kapoor and Laksh Lalwani. It would mark the debut film for the latter.
The shocking part is, Kartik Aaryan has already completed one schedule of the film in Punjab. Because of this, the production house incurred a loss of Rs 20 crores as the replacement has to take place now. A source had told Peeping Moon, “After both actors committed to Dostana 2, Kartik made it impossible for her to do Shashank Khaitan’s film (then Mr Lele) and she lost it to Kiara Advani. Now he doesn’t want to share screen space with his ex anymore it seems.”
The source further said, “It’s strange for an outsider like Kartik to give such attitude to a nepo-kid like Janhvi and a producer like Dharma. This, after shooting for 20 days. It will cost us crores and also put on hold the career of Lakshya who was making his debut. Janhvi is a star and will go on to do other big films.”
Apparently, Kartik had another film with Sharan Sharma but it seems cancelled.
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