After Spat, Kartik Aaryan Reunites With Karan Johar
MUMBAI, (IANS) – Kartik Aaryan and director-producer Karan Johar are back together. A new yet-to-be-titled film has been announced on Kartik’s birthday on November 22.
The film will be helmed by Sandeep Modi, who is known for his work on the streaming series ‘Aarya’ starring Sushmita Sen, and ‘The Night Manager’ starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Anil Kapoor. The film will bow in theatres on Independence Day, August 15, 2025.
KJo shared the announcement as he penned a note in the caption: “Kickstarting today with some special news on a special day. Extremely thrilled to announce a film helmed by the exceptionally talented @sandeipm. I find myself elated to also announce the supremely talented @kartikaaryan as our lead for this story that will unfold in cinemas on 15th August 2025.”
Wishing the ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ star, KJo further wrote: “Kartik, happy birthday to you…may our collaboration only grow from strength to strength from hereon and never cease to create magic on the big screen.”
Kartik wrote on his X: “An unforgettable chapter of our glorious Indian history full of valor and sacrifice is now going to be part of my life a subject close to my heart… super proud and excited to embark on a new journey with the extremely talented @sandeep_modi and the powerhouse #karanjohar.”
Earlier, Kartik and Karan parted ways as the actor exited ‘Dostana 2’ which was being produced by Karan’s banner. Dharma Productions had shared an official statement on their Instagram with regards to the development in the film’s casting. They wrote: “Due to professional circumstances, on which we have decided to maintain dignified silence- we will be recasting Dostana 2, directed by Collin D’Cunha.”