The rumour mills have been buzzing incessantly ever since director Karan Johar announced that he will soon be making the sequel to his superhit film, Student of the Year. Numerous names have been doing the rounds as to who will bag the lead roles. Right from Shahid Kapoor’s younger brother Ishaan Khattar, to all the newbies in the B-Town; the film’s cast has been under speculation in the tinsel town galleria. Even Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan was rumoured to make her debut in Bollywood with this film!
However, none of the above reports turned out to be true, as Pinkvilla has got for you the most exciting news on this front!
Sources informed that the makers of SOTY, who launched the three Gen-X stars of the industry – Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra, have zeroed on the male lead for the film’s sequel. It is none other than Tiger Shroff!
The film will be produced by KJo, and Karan’s protégée, director Punit Malhotra will helm SOTY 2. Punit has earlier directed two films for Dharma Productions. Also, KJo is looking at casting two new girls in the film.
Tiger made his debut with Heropanti in 2014 and has been immensely praised for his hard-core action moves and dancing skills.Soon cinebuffs will watch him in forthcoming release Baaghi.