The news of the Munna Bhai actor, who is out on a 30-day parole, doing Mr Gupta's film went viral after the actor dropped onto the sets of Jazbaa, which marks the comeback of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, on September 11.
The director tweeted:
BAAVLE ho gaye hain kya sab? Where do these bizarre rumors even stem from? https://t.co/8eAtrT7BJt— Sanjay Gupta (@_SanjayGupta) September 13, 2015
The 56-year-old actor is out on parole to tend to his daughter, who is to undergo nose surgery. He has previously worked with the director for movies like Kaante, Musafir and Jung.
Jazbaa, an action thriller, also features Irrfan Khan and Shabana Azmi.
It is slated to hit theatres on October 9.