Fawad Khan replaces Hrithik Roshan in Zoya Akhtar’s upcoming venture


Fawad Khan replaces Hrithik RoshanAfter a huge success of Kapoor & Sons Fawad Khan is busy surfing and screening different scripts for his next movie. According to latest news Fawad Khan replaces Hrithik Roshan in Zoya Akhtar’s upcoming movie also starring Ranveer Singh in the lead role.

News is that several big directors including big names like Karan Johar and Sanjay Leela Bhansali have approached him with big roles. Zoya Akhtar has also approached him for his next movie and she is well known for her break through movies like ‘Talaash’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’.

Zoya Akhtar’s film is reportedly about Mumbai rappers and it already has Ranveer Singh in one of the lead roles. Interestingly, one of the lead roles was first offered to Hrithik Roshan. Though the actor recently denied that Zoya did not approach him with any script, but the news is that Hrithik was not too keen on doing a shared screen film or a two-hero film.

She loved Fawad in Kapoor & Sons and decided to work with him right after watching the film. However, she never had him in mind while writing this film. When Hrithik said no, she was in need of a dashing hero who could also act well. Fawad totally fit the bill, the report added.

The Pakistani actor is yet to discuss further details about the movie before making an official announcement.


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