Kartik Aaryan has been announced as the lead actor for "Aashiqui 3", which is directed by Anurag Basu and produced by Bhushan Kumar and Mukesh Bhatt.
In the latest episode of "Koffee with Karan" season 8, Aditya Roy Kapur shared his reaction to Kartik Aaryan carrying forward the Aashiqui franchise.
Aditya expressed that Kartik is the perfect person for the franchise, indicating his approval and support.
Aditya humorously remarked that his character in "Aashiqui 2" went for a long swim from which he is not returning, implying why he couldn't be in the third installment.
Karan Johar, the host, added humorously that Aditya's character would haunt Kartik Aaryan in the new film.
Aditya Roy Kapur is working on "Metro… In Dino" with Sara Ali Khan and Anurag Basu.
Kartik Aaryan is busy wrapping up "Chandu Champion" with Kabir Khan and will soon start working on "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2".
The Aashiqui franchise gained popularity with "Aashiqui 2", which starred Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor and was one of the biggest hits of its release year.
The announcement of "Aashiqui 3" with Kartik Aaryan has created anticipation among fans of the franchise.