Siddharth and Parineeti to be seen in Kjo’s “Hasee toh Phasee”
Karan Johar took the responsibility of launching three debutants with his film “Student of the Year”. After the film garnered a positive response the career of all the three newcomers has been seen taking off. All the three have been cast for their next film.
The one who had a more intense role in the film, model turned actor Siddharth Malhotra, have been signed on for a film which is a collaboration by Karan Johar and Anurag Kashyap.
The duo- Karan-Anurag- has forgotten their bitter war of words and clearly seems to have moved on. Parineeti Chopra will play the female lead in the film. Karan himself, announced it on Twitter saying, “Happy to announce the new DHARMA-PHANTOM co-production with @S1dharthM and @ParineetiChopra!(sic)”
This project had been untitled until now, when Karan took to the micro-blogging site to reveal that “Hasee toh Phasee” has been decided on. Today films are coming up with unique and amusing titles. Thus this film has ticked off the first ingredient that goes into a making a masala film.
Karan Johar took to his twitter handle to post, “The title of the Dharma-Phantom film with @S1dharthM and @ParineetiChopra is Hasee toh Phasee!!!....#haseetohphasee.”
The film will be co-produced by Phantom Films and Dharma Productions. It will be directed by director Vinil Matthew who will be debuting with this film.
Phantom Production is collaboration of four directors- Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl, Madhu Mantena and Vikramaditya Motwane. Karan Johar revealed that the input of so many directors with different mind-set will help bring a new film to the audience. A source revealed, “Karan had several meetings with the team of Phantom Productions comprising Anurag, Vikramaditya Motwane, Madhu Mantena and Vikas Bahl and both parties shook hands over the script.”
Anurag Kashyap too is excited about this project. He is also looking forward to bringing this new lead pair onscreen. He said, “The story works with fresh faces, but requires a high level of chemistry and maturity in the performances. After spending months, short listing various actors, we finalized Sidharth and Parineeti.”
It has also been revealed that the film’s director was keen on casting the two, and expressed his wish to Karan Johar who quickly got the two finalized for his film.
The film falls into the romance genre, that has been getting a ‘thumbs up’ from the audience after being over loaded with action films. The shoot of this film is likely to get started sometime this year.