Athiya Shetty to star in Karan Johar’s next venture


Its only three days when Suneil and Mana Shetty’s daughter Athiya Shetty debut film, ‘Hero’ up for the audience to cherish and critic to give the verdict but the tall actress already bagged her second film. According to the latest grapevine, filmmaker Karan Johar has signed Athiya Shetty for his forthcoming project.

A source says, “She had been going through scripts for a while now, and wanted to take her own time to decide what to take up next. However, when she was approached for Karan Johar’s film, she seems quite excited. So, if things go as per plan, she will definitely be on board and we will start looking for the male lead soon.”

Karan, who is busy with his directional venture ‘Diwale’ has asked the crew member to maintinaed a dignified silence on the matter. The film is expected to go on floor next year.

Another source says, “Athiya, who has been launched by Salman Khan, is not bound by any contract and is free to work with any director and production house. Salman has also made it clear that he won’t have to guide Athiya at each and every step of her career as she is capable of making her own decisions.”

Athiya, who debuted along with Sooraj Pancholi in ‘Hero’, was appreciated for her work.

Well, working with the ace filmmaker Karan Johar in the beginning of the career is a great opportunity and Athiya proves to be a lucky girl.