Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar is all set to produce upcoming film Dostana 2. The film will star Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan in the lead roles.
And now, after keeping the name of the third lead in Dostana 2 a secret for some time now, Karan Johar took to Twitter to introduce Lakshya to the world.
Karan Johar introduces new actor Lakshya
Karan shared a picture of Lakshya and wrote, “Both happy and excited to introduce the new kid on the Dharma block! LAKSHYA will be making his debut with us in #DOSTANA2 and from thereon, we hope to start a solid cinematic journey together! Please welcome #Lakshya and shower him with all your love and blessings.”
Lakshya who is making his Bollywood debut with this film has had a successful career in Television. He has starred as lead in the TV show, Porus, on Sony TV.
Lakshya also took to Instagram to thank Karan for the opportunity. He wrote, “Overwhelmed, grateful & down right EXCITED for this wonderful new beginning! Thank you for this welcome into the #Dharma family, can’t wait to get started on #Dostana2! @Dharmamovies.”
Talking about him, Karan told Bombay Times, “We believe in introducing new talent to the film fraternity. We are proud to have introduced over 20 first-time filmmakers and seven actors in the recent past. We are excited to introduce Lakshya, the newest addition to the family. We will be introducing him in ‘Dostana 2’.” The filmmaker added, “He was chosen after a series of meticulous auditions and test shoots. We are thrilled to engulf him in our creative world and look forward to creating celluloid magic together.”
‘Dostana 2’ will be helmed by Collin D’Cunha and is likely to go on floors in October this year.