While earlier there were news doing rounds on the internet that Kartik Aaryan has been replaced in Dostana 2, it has been confirmed by Karan's production team on Friday. The official statement released by Dharma Productions says they have decided to maintain a dignified silence on the matter but it's due to some 'professional circumstances' that the makers have taken this decision.
"Due to professional circumstances, on which we have decided to maintain a dignified silence-we will be recasting Dostana 2 directed by Collin D’Cunha. Please wait for the official announcement soon," the official statement reads. Kartik Aaryan, along with Janhvi Kapoor, had started shooting for the film. But the latest developments have left the fans unhappy. Hashtags like 'Boycott Bollywood' and 'Nepotism' are trending against Karan Johar's decision.
According to some reports, there has been a feud between Karan Johar and Kartik Aaryan as they both have also unfollowed each other on social media. Though Kartik Aaryan has decided to maintain a complete silence on this news till now. Meanwhile, the actor is prepping up for the digital release of his film Dhamaka which will soon be streaming on Netflix. For the film, Kartik has donned a long hair look and has given his fans a glimpse of the same on social media.