Aashiqui 2 star Aditya Roy Kapur will be seen romancing Katrina Kaif in Abhishek Kapoor's love story titled Fitoor.
Disney UTV today announced that its next production
Fitoor will star the fresh pair.
"As a filmmaker, I have always invested in new and
emerging talent and with his talent and persona, Aditya Roy
Kapur is right up there. I am delighted to have him on board,"
director Abhishek Kapoor said.
This is for the first time that Aditya is paired
opposite an established actress like Katrina. His last film as the sole hero
was with newcomer Shraddha Kapoor in Aashiqui 2 which was a
"Abhishek Kapoor was looking for a perfect cast for
his timeless love story Fitoor and we're glad that he has
found them in Aditya Roy Kapur and Katrina Kaif," Rucha
Pathak, Senior Creative Director - Studios, Disney UTV said.
The film is a screen adaptation of Charles Dickens'
Great Expectations and will see Aditya playing Pip and
Katrina as Estella. The pivotal role of Miss Havisham is
currently being cast and an announcement on the same is
expected in the coming weeks.
The film will go on the floors in the first half of