Kartik Aaryan is set to make a return to Dharma Productions for a new film after the fallout of “Dostana 2.” The actor, who was initially signed as the lead for “Dostana 2,” produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions, faced setbacks as the project was shelved after months of shooting due to conflicts on the sets. Despite the challenges, Kartik Aaryan is reuniting with Karan Johar for an untitled film co-produced by Dharma Productions and Ekta Kapoor’s Balaji Motion Pictures.
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The new collaboration was announced on Kartik Aaryan’s 33rd birthday, with Dharma Productions sharing the news on their official social media handles. The film, directed by Sandeep Modi, is set to be released on August 15, 2025. Karan Johar expressed his excitement about the collaboration, emphasising the talent of Sandeep Modi and Kartik Aaryan.
Karan Johar took to Instagram to share the announcement, wishing Kartik Aaryan on his birthday. He expressed his happiness about the collaboration and hoped that it would continue to create magic on the big screen. Kartik Aaryan also shared his enthusiasm for the project on social media, describing it as an “unforgettable chapter of our glorious Indian history full of valour and sacrifice.”
This project marks Kartik Aaryan’s return to Dharma Productions after the unexpected turn of events with “Dostana 2.” While the details of the new film are yet to be revealed, the collaboration between Kartik Aaryan, Karan Johar, and Ekta Kapoor has generated excitement among fans. Karan Johar, in a recent interview, expressed his openness to working with Kartik again, emphasising that the new film would be defining for both of them.
As Kartik Aaryan embarks on this new journey with Dharma Productions and Balaji Motion Pictures, the film is anticipated to bring a fresh and compelling narrative to the big screen, showcasing the actor’s versatility and the creative synergy between the production houses.