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Karan Johar Denies Ishaan-Janhvi Pairing For Dear Comrade Remake, Says Deverekonda Refuses The Remake



With  Vijay Deverakonda flying into Mumbai to show  his  enrapturing new romantic drama Dear  Comrade  toKaran Johar, and with Karan immediately  buying  the Hindi remake rights  after  viewing the  irresistible film , rumours have started  flying  fast about  the cast of the Hindi remake.

According to  reports in a section of the media Karan  Johar plans to cast  his Dhadak pair  Ishaan Khattar and Janhvi Kapoor in  the  Hindi remake  of  Dear Comrade.

 However  when  I touched  base  with Karan Johar he denied this  media-manufactured casting completely and revealed that he wants Vijay Devarakonda to  play  the role  again.

“He is  so good  in the  film! But Vijay doesn’t want to  do the re-make. He’s very clear  on that. And I  respect and  appreciate his  viewpoint,” says Karan Johar.

Vijay Deverakonda had earlier refused to even  consider encoring his blockbuster role from Arjun Reddy.

“As far as I am concerned, whether it is Arjun Reddy  or  Dear Comrade, I’ve already done what I could do with the characters. There’s nothing more I could do with them. So I’d rather let go  and see what other actors can do with  them,” says Vijay.

Not  too many actors would be able  to resist those  zeroes  on  the  cheque offered to play the same  role in multiple  languages .Most Telugu superstars have  been eager to star in Hindi remakes  of their films. If they haven’t been cast in the remakes it is because  they weren’t offered .

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