It has been more than a decade since the romantic comedy Dostana was released. Priyanka Chopra’s appearance in the film is still fresh on the minds of viewers. In this way, Janvi Kapoor, who will be starring in Dostana 2. Ready for comparisons to be made between her and Priyanka’s appearance despite the obvious differences between the two films.
Janvi Kapoor played Kartik Aaryan and debutant Lakshiya in the 2008 blockbuster, which also featured Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham.
The original film, directed by Tarun Mansuhani, is the story of two straight men [Abhishek and John] who pretend to be strange sharing an apartment with a woman [Priyanka]. Both of them are of course a problem for them. According to the news, Dostana 2 will see Jankhvi and Kartik. Brothers and sisters who fall in love with the same person who played Lakshiya. Provided Jankhvi’s on-screen brother is actually weird.
The upcoming film will be directed by debutant Colin D’Kunha. Who co-wrote it with Navjot Gulati, Sumit Arora and Rishabh Sharma.
In a recent conversation with Indian Express, Janhvi focused on the pressure. She felt as she stepped into the franchise that these well-known names run and remember. The actor, who will turn 24 on Saturday, admitted that the bar Priyanka has set is so high that he can only pray to be “somewhere nearby”.
“Priyanka Chopra is a symbol in Dostana. So there is responsibility, but this is a completely different film. So I don’t know what to do. All I can do for that recording is the standard it has set, reaching for the stars, I think Pray to God and hope to be closer somewhere. “
Karan Johar, producer of the franchise, previously admitted that the first part contained a “cartoon” image of homosexuality, which the team purposely avoided in future episodes. In fact, Karan once said that his evolution as a creator in terms of on-screen depiction of homosexuality would be reflected in Dostana 2.
“Initially [Dostana] was the start of a conversation. But I won’t do it today. Evolution is from one distance to another. [Will] talks about sexuality in a way that doesn’t shrink you. So there’s [evidence] of the fact that way. we describe the [queer] character as having changed dramatically in the last 12 years, ”the producers of the We Women show assured in December 2019.