Recently we brought you the news that director Shashank Khaitan and actor Varun Dhawan were all set for their third collaboration, Mr. Lele. As of now, the film has been put on hold due to scheduling conflicts. But now, we have learned that Shashank is all set to move on to another project. The Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania is set to make a love story with Kartik Aaryan.
According to a report in a leading daily, Shashank re-worked one of his old scripts and is now ready with it. A source close to the development was quoted saying,
“He (Shashank) was keen to make a love story and reached out to Kartik, who is already doing Dostana 2 with Karan. After Kartik gave his nod, he and Shashank met Karan on Sunday. The team is planning to start shooting later this year. Till then, locations and other modalities will be finalised.”
It has also been reported that Shashank is making changes and tweaking the script to suit Kartik. The lead actress of the project is yet to be finalised.
Will details like this already doing the rounds, an official announcement is all that we are waiting for.
On the work front, Shashank Khaitan currently has Mr. Lele, a film starring Varun Dhawan, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor, in his kitty. Kartik, on the other hand, has his plate full with multiple projects including Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 and Dostana 2.