All "conjectures" on my next directorial venture are completely untrue! Am still writing my next and will only cast it when I am done....? Karan Johar (@karanjohar) March 27, 2017
Trade analyst Ramesh Bala earlier tweeted announcing that Shah Rukh and Ranbir will work together as the lead characters in Karan's upcoming film. "Talk about a casting coup. Karan Johar's next directorial movie to bring Shah Rukh and Ranbir together as main leads," Mr Bala tweeted. However, Ramesh Bala later deleted his tweet but the Internet never forgets. On Monday morning, Mr Bala also shared Karan's explanation on his Twitter.
Shah Rukh and Ranbir have shared screen space for Karan Johar's 2016 drama movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Earlier, it was also rumored that Karan will be launching Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan in Student of the Year 2
On the work front, Ranbir is currently busy shooting for Sanjay Dutt's biopic and Shah Rukh is shooting Imitiaz Ali's yet-untitled film, also staring Anushka Sharma. Shah Rukh will also be seen in Anand L Rai's next movie, where he is portraying the role of a dwarf.