The suspense is finally over! Speculations about the second installment of Dostana have been rife for some time now, with names of various actors doing the rounds. However it’s now official that Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor have been finalised as the leads of Dostana 2.

The news came out with Karan Johar’s quirky Instagram post where he officially announced Dostana 2. Soon after, the leads posted the same, showing their excitement towards this new venture.

While Janhvi was appreciated for her performance in Dhadak and is seen as a talent to watch out for; Kartik, after his recent spate of films, has emerged as a teen heart-throb. A newcomer will join the two actors, to complete the triangular romantic-comedy, and we can’t wait to see who will bag that position!The film will also see producer Karan Johar introducing a new director, Collin D’Cunha.

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Walking into 2019 like.. ? : @beejlakhani

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KJo stated, “I am excited to take the Dostana franchise forward with Kartik and Janhvi, and can’t wait to create some desi boy-girl madness with them. This is Dharma Productions’ first film with Kartik and we are looking forward to working with him. We will also be introducing a new male lead, who will join the incredible talent at our production house. Collin D’Cunha also makes his directorial debut with Dostana 2.”

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Grow through what you go through ????

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While the first installment of this franchise was a hit and starred Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, and John Abraham –it also raises the bar of expectations for the next. Nonetheless, we are excited to see Kartik Aaryan as the new ‘maa da laadla’!