EXCLUSIVE! Is Rajkummar Rao doing the Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet sequel opposite Devoleena Bhattacharjee? The actor answers

Remakes and sequels are the order of the day in Bollywood. Yesterday, we read the news Devoleena Bhattacharjee had apparently opted out of Bigg Boss 13 as she was preparing for her Bollywood debut. A source told a portal that she was a part of the Hogi Pyaar Ki Jeet sequel and would star with Rajkummar Rao. A source told International Business Times India, “Devoleena Bhattacharjee was confirmed to enter the Bigg Boss house but she has now changed her decision. The actress is said to make her Bollywood debut with the sequel movie of Hogi Pyaar Ki jeet opp Raj Kumar Rao.”

However, when BollywoodLife got in touch with Rajkummar Rao he denied the news outright. “Not at all,” he said about doing the sequel of the film and said he had no idea about this rumour. The original film made in 1999 was a surprise box office hit. It starred Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Shabana Raza (Neha) and Mayuri Kango. P Vasu made the film.

On the professional front, Rajkummar Rao is now shooting for RoohiAfza with Janhvi Kapoor. He is also doing a project with Anurag Basu. He has confirmed doing a film with Karan Johar as well. Stay tuned to BL for more scoops and updates!