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Here Is The Real Reason Why Agastya Nanda Replaced Varun Dhawan



Agastya Nanda

Ever since Varun Dhawan was seen to be missing from the  starcast  of Sriram Raghavan’s war  matryr’s  bio-pic Ikkis,  there has been considerable  speculation  on whether Varun  has fallen out with producer Dinesh Vijan  or  director Raghavan ,or both.

Putting all  speculation  to rest here is what  an informed source has to say” “It’s nothing like that. Varun’s relations have not changed with  either Dinesh  or  Sriram. In fact Dinesh Vijan and Varun are planning another film after Bhediya.”

 Then  what led to Varun’s ouster  from Ikkis?

“The  age factor.  The Param Vir Chakra winning soldier Arun Khetarpal  on whom  the film is  based died defending  our country at 21.Varun is now  35. So  chronologically they  don’t match.When Ikkis was announced  three  years ago Sriram thought he would pull  it off  with  Varun. But now everyone  felt the actor  playing Arun Khetarpal must be younger. Agastya is just the right age to play Arun Khetarpal. Besides that, the  boy is hugely talented,” says  the  source.

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