For Zoya Akhtar’s film “Gully Boy” actor Varun Dhawan says that he hasn’t been approached. But the sources said that after Ranveer Singh opted out due to date clash, actor Varun Dhawan has stepped in.
Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’ is a age story based on the lives of street rappers from Mumbai’s chawls and ghettos.
Director Zoya Akhtar also made best movies like ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ and now she is going to make her next movie but who will be the lead actor in her ‘Gully Boy’ is now a suspense after Varun’s comment.
Varun said at the Star Screen Awards said, “That's not true at all. I am not doing that film.” Varun Dhawan who was in “Dhishoom” has just now completed “Badrinath Ki Dulhania” which also stars Alia Bhatt.
About the film “Badrinath Ki Dulhania” Varun Dhawan said, ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania’ is a very special for me. I am very passionate about this project and the film delivers a special message also, which is very important.”
This film is directed by Shashank Khaitan is the romantic comedy is all set to release on March 10.
Varun Dhawan said about his much awaited film “Judwaa 2”, which will also star Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu, that “I always wanted to work with Jacqueline and Taapsee. I have worked with Jacqueline, and Tapsee is a very dear friend. I am very excited to work with them. Taapsee was outstanding in ‘Pink’. Both are very talented.”
A sequel “Judwaa 2” of the 1997 Salman Khan starrer “Judwaa” Varun also thinks that it is a “big responsibility” for him.
Judwaa 2 will be directed by his father, David Dhawan.
--with agency inputs