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Jacqueline Fernandez Joins Kartik Aaryan For Hindi Remake Of Kannada Hit Kirik Party

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| September 4 , 2018 , 15:15 IST

Sri Lankan beauty and Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez after her last film Race 3 opposite Bollywood superstar Salman Khan is set for a fresh pairing with boy-next-door Kartik Aaryan of Sonu Ki Titu Ki Sweety Fame. Jacqueline has been finalised as the lead actress opposite Kartik in the Hindi remake of Kannada hit 'Kirik Party' the makers announced on Tuesday.

Film trade analyst Taran Adarsh in a tweet wrote, “Jacqueline Fernandez in the Hindi remake of #Kannada smash hit #KirikParty... Stars Kartik Aaryan in the lead... Produced by Ajay Kapoor [in the pic with Jacqueline], Dheeraj Wadhawan and Vrithika Laykar... Directed by Abhishek Jain.”

Producer of the film Ajay Kapoor in a statement said, “We are excited to have Jacqueline Fernandez on board. She is someone the youth relates to and has amazing screen presence. This is the first time Jacqueline and Kartik have been cast together and we are confident audiences will enjoy watching this fresh pairing”.

Jacqueline also expressed her excitement on the project and said, “I’m excited to work with Ajay Kapoor and be part of this film. It’s a great script with blockbuster music and I look forward to working with Kartik and Abhishek Jain for the first time. This role is really special”.

The yet un-titled film is set to go on floors from October and is based on a central theme of how friendship and love and change a boy into a compassionate man. The original Kannada film 'Kirik Party' starring Rakshit Shetty, Rashmika Mandanna, Samyuktha Hegde in lead roles told the story of a youth who enters engineering college and his experiences there. Kirik Party is one of the highest grossing Kannada films of all times and has also been remade in Telugu as Kirrak Party.