Actor Varun Dhawan has been roped in for the lead role in the sequel of his filmmaker father David Dhawan's 1997 hit comedy Judwaa. The 28-year-old Badlapur star revealed the news on social media by sharing his look from the upcoming movie. The original Judwaa featured superstar Salman Khan in double roles
Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani has scored eight nominations. Varun Dhawan's Badlapur follows with six nods. Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which has received several awards this year, scored three nominations. Shoojit Sircar's Piku and Rohit Shetty's Dilwale has received five nominations each
"The year has gone well. I hope Dilwale does better. I am hoping for a hattrick. I am very happy with the recognition for Badlapur as this film means a lot to me. Director Sriram Raghavan, who made this film, deserves the credit," said Varun Dhawan
"I think Hrithik is the best fit for the James Bond role. Apart from Hrithik, Akshay Kumar is absolutely suitable as Bond," said Varun. On being asked if he's willing to play a role similar to James Bond in his career, the Badlapur actor said: "Definitely. If I am given that chance, why would I refuse it?
Friday kept actors Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan and Zayed Khan busy with the promotions of their respective films.