There were rumors that actor Rajkumar Rao turned down Karan Johar’s Dostana 2 as he was not ready to play a gay character. The film now stars Kartik Aaryan, Janhvi Kapoor and debutant Lakshya in the lead roles.
In a candid conversation with a publication, Rajkumar sparked rumors about turning down the film for this reason. The actor said that he is surprised to hear about such speculation as he is someone who likes to try his hand at different characters. Rajkumar said that he wanted to do all kinds of roles and be a part of different stories.
However, in an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Rajkumar stated that he could not be a part of Dostana 2 due to his other commitments. The actor further stated that he is enthusiastic to work with Karan Johar and was quoted as saying, “He’s one of the finest filmmakers in the country. I hope something works out soon and I am pretty sure that it will.”
Reportedly, Janhvi Kapoor and Karthik Aryan are all set to play the role of siblings, who fall for the same man played by Lakshya in Dostana 2.
Rajkumar Rao, the actor was last seen in Roohi which released theatrically. In addition, the actor recently finished shooting Badhaai Do.