According to the reports, Mahesh Bhatt is playing Aditya Roy Kapur's father. He will not make an appearance in the film, but will be heard communicating with Aditya on phone.
"I play Aditya's father. But I am not acting in the film. You won't see me. I have given my voice for two scenes. He has a phone conversation with his father and my voice can be heard," Mahesh Bhatt said in a statement.
Bhatt, who has produced the film, had directed the original Aashiqui in 1990.
Directed by Mohit Suri, Aashiqui 2 also stars Shradha Kapoor. A co-production of T-Series and Vishesh Films, the musical drama is scheduled to release on April 26.