Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra to play brothers

Two stunning actors might be in to set the screens ablaze with an upcoming film. Some details about this project have been revealed and the film sounds like an interesting one. One of the actors is the Pakistani delight Fawad Khan, while the other one is Sidharth Malhotra. It is very likely that the two will play brothers in this upcoming film. But the most interesting part is that one of the brothers would be gay! It is not yet confirmed which one of the two would be given this particular role. What is known is that Karan Johar's Dharma Productions would be producing this movie and it would be a Shakun Batra directorial. As for the female lead, sources say that Alia Bhatt might be the filmmaker’s choice.

Though any other cast or crew hasn’t revealed anything about the film, Karan Johar has announced the project. Karan created quite the excitement on Twitter and called the script a “super script”. He also said that the film would be a family drama, and more details are yet to be revealed. Here is what Karan tweeted on 11th February, “Rarely does a filmmaker write a super script in 2 [email protected]’s new family film just got greenlit and cast! Details coming up....”

Though it is rumored that Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan might play the lead, there is one other piece of news too. The names of Fawad Khan and Arjun Kapoor have come up for the parallel lead. A source told the media, “Sidharth’s dates are available from April onwards because Bhavesh Joshi is now shelved. Arjun Kapoor and Fawad Khan are front-runners to play the parallel lead. Between the two, the part might go to the former, if negotiations work out. Female leads are being worked out. Alia's name is doing the rounds.” The source further gave a peak into the plot, “Sid has a fantastic role in this film and it will give him an opportunity to showcase his versatility. The story takes place over a weekend where the family goes for an outing and during the fun and games, one of the two brothers reveals his sexuality.”

Sidharth Malhotra is currently doing another film with Karan Johar. The theme of this film looks somewhat similar as it is titled ‘Brothers’. Other than Sidharth, it stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Jackie Shroff and Akshay Kumar in the lead roles. This one shall be released on 14th August this year.