EXCLUSIVE: Sushant Singh Rajput the FIRST choice for Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui? The director reveals

Ayushmann Khuranna and Vaani Kapoor‘s Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui garnered much love from critics and fans alike. Rumours abounded on social media that late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was the first choice for the movie. Finally, Director Abhishek Kapoor has opened up on the same and has clarified the rumours that are going strong on social media.

Speaking exclusively to Bollywood Bubble, Abhishek Kapoor said that he too has heard the rumours and they are not true. He even said that he does not start the casting of his film till the time the script of the film is written. The filmmaker added that he started casting for Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui after Sushant’s demise.

Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui has Ayushmann play the role of a cross-functional weight-lifting champion Manvinder. He falls in love with the Zumba trainer Maanvi Brar. Their love story takes a twist when he comes to know about Brar’s sexuality. The movie with its unique storyline is a winner.

Abhishek Kapoor recently celebrated three years of Kedarnath by remembering Sushant. Sharing a picture with the late actor he wrote, “Amidst all the gratitude and love, I cant help but be reminded of the grave loss of this extraordinary soul who remains etched to the legacy of this film. I can still feel Mansoor there in the sacred mountainscapes looking right back at me with his characteristic smile reflecting all the innocence & beauty in this world.”


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Actor Sushant was found dead in his Bandra Apartment in Mumbai on June 14, 2020. He is known for his movies like MS Dhoni, Kai Po Che, Chhichhore, PK, and Dil Bechara and Kedarnath.

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