On Kartik Aaryan’s birthday, filmmaker Karan Johar unveiled a special gift for fans— a new film announcement featuring the talented actor. Shared on social media, Johar disclosed that the yet-to-be-titled film will be directed by Sandeep Modi. The film will be co-produced by Hiroo Yash Johar, Karan Johar, Apoorva Mehta, Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor. The movie is set to hit theaters on August 15, 2025.
Expressing his excitement, Karan Johar wrote, “Kickstarting today with some special news on a special day!! Extremely thrilled to announce @dharmamovies & @balajimotionpictures coming together for 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!!!!
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🧡🧡🧡
@ektarkapoor, being your friend is easily the best thing and now working with you will be no different!!!”
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Sharing the news on Instagram, Ekta wished Kartik on his birthday and expressed her excitement about collaborating with Karan Johar. She stated, “Happy birthday @kartikaaryan
Finally getting to partner with d best. @karanjohar Lights, camera and…surprise! We are thrilled to announce a new story brewing that has found a home with Dharma Productions & Balaji Telefilms. Starring Kartik Aaryan and directed by Sandeep Modi, this yet-to-be-titled film will be released on 15th August, 2025.”
This collaboration marks a positive reunion between Karan Johar and Kartik Aaryan after the decision to recast ‘Dostana 2’ in 2021. Fans are eagerly looking forward to the magic the duo will create on the big screen with this upcoming project.