Twenty-two years after the unique smash hit Aashiqui debuted in theatres, actor Kartik Aaryan is all set to star in the movie’s third instalment, Aashiqui 3. The movie can be directed by Anurag Basu, identified for acclaimed motion pictures like Barfi, Ludo and Jagga Jasoos.
The 1990 authentic was backed by T-Sequence and Vishesh Movies, with filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt directing actors Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal. The franchise was revived in 2013 with Aashiqui 2, directed by Mohit Suri and starring Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur, a bonafide a field workplace success.
In accordance to Selection, the third instalment of the franchise, just like the second, can be a non secular successor. Composer Pritam, who has had a profitable mixture with Basu in movies like Gangster, Jagga Jasoos, Barfi, Life in a… Metro, is on board to rating music for Aashiqui 3.
Kartik Aaryan, recent off the success of this 12 months’s Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, mentioned headlining a musical love story like Aashiqui 3 is a “dream come true” second for him as he grew up being impressed by the unique.
“The timeless classic ‘Aashiqui’ is something I grew up watching and working on ‘Aashiqui 3’ is like a dream come true. I feel privileged yet grateful collaborating with Bhushan Kumar and Mukesh Bhatt for this opportunity. I’ve been a big fan of Anurag Basu’s work and collaborating with him on this one will definitely shape me in many ways,” the actor mentioned in an announcement.
Anurag Basu, whose final directorial was Ludo on Netflix, known as the Aashiqui franchise “emotions for the fans” that has remained in hearts until date. “The aim is to carry the legacy ahead in the best possible way. It’d be my first venture with Kartik Aaryan, who is known for his hard work, dedication, grit and determination towards his work and I’m truly looking forward to this one,” the filmmaker added.
Pritam mentioned the Aashiqui franchise is understood for its chartbuster soundtrack and his can be to “take it to its next level” with the third instalment. Aaashiqui 3 is a part of T-Sequence’ formidable 100-film slate.
Producer Mukesh Bhatt of Vishesh Movies mentioned Aashiqui 3 will “celebrate love like never before.” “On the night of Aug. 16, 1990, a day earlier than the ‘Aashiqui’ launch, Gulshanji [late producer and music mogul Gulshan Kumar] and me had been very nervous, the subsequent day data had been damaged and historical past was created.
“Today with Bhushan , Pritam, Anurag and the heartthrob of the nation Kartik, I assure everyone that ‘Aashiqui 3’ will celebrate love like never before,” Bhatt mentioned.
T-Sequence MD and producer Bhushan Kumar mentioned it was the right time to revive the beloved franchise, whose storyline and music is “etched in our hearts”. “We’re ecstatic to announce ‘Aashiqui 3’ in collaboration with Mukesh Bhatt, directed by my all time favourite Anurag Basu.
“The film is sure to have a fresh side to it while retaining the true essence. We couldn’t have found an actor better than Kartik, a true rockstar in all sense after the massive hits he has delivered; he truly fits to a T,” the producer added.