Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan confirmed via an Instagram post that he is a part of Anurag Basu’s new project Aashiqui 3.

According to a report published in India TV, Kartik Aryan said, “The timeless classic ‘Aashiqui’ is something I grew up watching, and working on ‘Aashiqui 3’ is like a dream come true! I feel privileged yet grateful for collaborating with Bhushan Sir and Mukesh Sir for this opportunity. I’ve been a big fan of Anurag Sir’s work and collaborating with him on this one has shaped me in many ways.”

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The actor shared a reel on Instagram with Aashiqui’s popular song. “Ab Tere Bin Ji Lenge Hum.. Zeher Zindagi Ka Pi Lenge Hum..” and captioned it saying “#Aashiqui3 This one is going to be Heart-wrenching !! My First with Basu Da”. 

Apart from sharing the reel, Kartik Aryan also posted a picture of him along with the team of Aashiqui 3 which consisted of Pritam, Bhushan Kumar, Mukesh Bhatt and Anurag Basu. 

Aashiqui 3 is an upcoming Bollywood romantic drama-thriller and is the third film in the continuing saga of Aashiqui that began in 1990.

Aashiqui released in 1990 starred Rahul Roy and Anu Aggarwal. The film told the story of an aspiring singer who meets a beautiful woman unexpectedly in a police station. Later Aashiqui 2 was a sequel that starred Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor and the film was released in 2013. 

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The music of the upcoming film is jointly produced by Mukesh Bhatt, Bhushan Kumar and Pritam. The team initiated this collaboration on a positive note by seeking blessings from Lord Ganesha during the festival.

The plot, release date and cast of the film have yet not been revealed and only Kartik Aryan has confirmed being a part of this project. 

In an interview with Hindustan Times, Mohit Suri also opened up about the rumors of casting Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt in Aashiqui 3. He said, “I have been working on the script of that. With Aashiqui 3, I have to get the script and the music right before I start work on it. Sid is a friend and we do hang out, but no one has been confirmed for the film till now”.