The rights to the Malayalam romantic comedy Hridayam was acquired earlier this year by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Fox Star Studios. According to recent sources, Saif Ali Khan’s son Ibrahim Ali Khan has been signed in the project. With this film, Karan is rumoured to be launching Ibrahim Ali Khan. Karan was looking for a perfect film to introduce him for quite some time, according to Bollywood Hungama.
“It is the greatest initiative for Ibrahim’s launch,” their source told the publication. Karan has been seeking for a perfect launch film for Ibrahim for quite some time. Ibrahim fits nicely in with the persona of a brash student evolving into marriage and fatherhood in Hridayam.”
Karan Johar said on his social media accounts earlier this year that he will remake the film not only in Hindi but also in Tamil and Telugu. Hridayam starring Pranav Mohanlal and Kalyani Priyadarshan and was directed by ace filmmaker Vineeth Sreenivasan.
Ibrahim is assisting Karan in Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, despite the fact that he is yet to appear on film. In Karan’s next film, the eldest son of Saif Ali Khan works as an assistant director. Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi, and Jaya Bachchan are among the cast members of the film. Tota Roy Chowdhury and Churni Ganguly, both Bengali actors, star in the film. After directing Ae Dil Hai Mushkil in 2016, Karan Johar returns with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani.