The buzz is that Karan Johar is in talks with Bollywood’s latest heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor for the role of a jihadi in Khan.
A source close to Ranbir, who interestingly will be seen as a politician in Rajniti, confirms, “Yes talks are going on. Karan has asked him to play the role of a jihadi and Ranbir too is very excited about his role. Also, he is thrilled about the thought of working with SRK.
Currently, Ranbir is shooting a special song for a Yash Raj film in Switzerland and will be back in the first week of June. He will meet up with Karan and take things further when he comes back.”
But even as Ranbir’s role is yet to be finalized, dad Rishi will be turning villain for Vashu Bahgnani’s Kal Kisne Dekhaa.
Khan is expected to go on the floors in October after SRK completes shooting for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi. The film will see the super hit Shah Rukh Khan – Kajol pairing together for the first time since Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001).
The film revolves around the relationship of a husband and wife and what happens between them post 9/11. Major portion of the filming will take place in the US. The shooting will take place after the filming of Dostana finishes and is tentatively likely to release in 2009.