April 04 : Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan is riding a wave of popularity. He often shares, reposts and interacts with his fans via Instagram, which makes him a hot favorite. Owing to his popularity, Kartik has now become the first Indian actor to have an Instagram filter dedicated to him. He had shared his famous monologue on COVID-19 and has been spreading awareness about the same in his style. Now, the actor recently shared a picture of him aging gracefully. He posted a picture of him as Chintu Tyagi and used the face app for making Chintu Tyagi look older. He then decided to remake Amitabh Bachchan and Hema Malini starrer Baghban. He has asked all the females to send entries for the casting as the female lead for the same.
His caption read, "Ageing Gracefully in Lockdown ??? Lets Remake Baghban now. Casting for Heroines role ?? Pls send in your entries". Janhvi Kapoor and Bhumi Pednekar have immediately applied for the role and have a perfect reply for this. Janhvi Kapoor wrote, "Sending my entry. Hope I’m not too old for the part. ? Can do kathak and have a valid passport." Bhumi Pednekar also sent in the request and wrote, "Sir please check my profile ?"
Meanwhile on the work front, Kartik will be seen in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, it is a comedy horror film directed by Anees Bazmee and backed by Web3Point Studios, Cine1 Studios and T-Series. The film also features Kiara Advani and Tabu as leads. It is a spiritual sequel to the 2007 film Bhool Bhulaiyaa directed by Priyadarshan.