[tps_footer]After many speculations on who will play leads in the third sequel of Aashiqui, the makers of the film have finally locked the lead pair for Aashiqui 3. It’s not Hrithik and Sonam Kapoor, but alleged couple Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt have been finalized as the lead pair for the romantic film Aashiqui 3.
Confirming on the same, Mahesh Bhatt spoke to a leading daily on Sidharth and Alia being approached for the film, which will be the third installment of the franchise. Considering film’s narrative, the makers of the film thought Sidharth and Alia would be the best choice to fit the roles. Reportedly, both the stars are yet to sign the film and Mahesh Bhatt wouldn’t confirm it until they officially sign the film.
On the other hand, while promoting her upcoming film Kapoor & Sons in Delhi, Alia was asked about being approached for Aashiqui 3. To which she replied, “There is no Aashiqui happening for me.”
Aashiqui 2, which shared Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles was a huge success at the Box Office and had also received appreciation from critics and fans, thanks to the beautiful and heartbreaking story. Hence, the makers of the film have planned to come up with the third franchise of the film and with the cutest couple.
Reportedly, Aashiqui 3 will go on floors next year, but meanwhile, the two stars have geared up with another upcoming project. After the release of Kapoor & Sons, Alia will be shooting for Gauri Shinde’s next which also stars SRK, while Sidharth Malhotra will wrap up the last schedule of Baar Baar Dekho with his co-star Katrina Kaif.
Well, if everything goes on the right track, Aashiqui 3 would be Alia Bhatt’s first film under her father Mahest Bhatt’s production banner.[/tps_footer]