Anurag Basu Reacts to Reports About Arjun-Kareena Kapoor Starrer ‘Life in a Metro’ Sequel

Anurag Basu’s film ‘Life in a Metro’ was one of his most successful films and was very well received by the Bollywood fans. The film was released in the year 2007 and featured stars like Dharmendra, Shilpa Shetty, Kangana Ranaut, Kay Kay Menon, Irrfan Khan and others. The film was able to influence a large number of audiences and won the hearts of many Bollywood fans. This film touched the topics like extramarital affairs, marriage and love and went on to be a success at the box office. According to the latest reports, now Anurag Basu is planning to make a sequel of this successful film.

So now after eleven years of ‘Life in a Metro’, Anurag Basu has decided to give a sequel to this film and according to the buzz, this time, he would be featuring Arjun Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in the major roles. Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Kapoor have earlier appeared together in the film ‘Ki &Ka’ and now this would be the second time when the Bollywood fans would see them together on the big screen in this Anurag Basu’s sequel of the successful film ‘Life in a Metro.’

Well afterwards, a leading daily reported that the film has been offered to Rajkummar Rao as Arjun Kapoor couldn’t sign it because of some date issues. He has been running busy and the dates couldn’t suit this Bollywood star so Anurag Basu offered the film to the talented young superstar Rajkummar Rao. Rajkummar Rao has proved his potential with his breathtaking performances in many films and he is definitely an extraordinary actor in the film industry.

According to the reports of DNA, Anurag Basu is completely impressed with the work of Rajkummar Rao and that’s the reason why he has shown a keen interest in casting this talented actor. A source of DNA states,

“Anurag was impressed with Rajkummar Rao’s repertoire. He was keen to cast him and discussed the idea with Bhushan. Both of them met the actor recently and offered him the part.”

This is a great opportunity once again for Rajkummar Rao and let’s see how he makes use of it.

The reports of DNA suggest that the filmmakers also went to Siddharth Malhotra and Nawazuddin Siddiqui but both the actors have not given their nod for this Anurag Basu’s sequel. A source told to DNA,

“The script has been sent to Siddharth Malhotra, but reportedly he hasn’t responded. Along with him, it has been offered to Nawazuddin Siddiqui.”

Talking more about the film, a source told a leading daily that it is not true that Arjun Kapoor won’t be a part of the film. The reports state that Anurag Basu has told that he also has a part but the tracks of Kareena and Arjun are not connected. The source says,

“Kareena Kapoor Khan will reportedly feature in one of the stories and Arjun Kapoor will also be a part of one of the plots. Their tracks are not connected is what we hear.”

According to the sources, still the talented actor Rajkummar Rao has to give his nod for the sequel of the film, ‘Life in a Metro’. This actor has surely made a great impact in Bollywood and has surely been able to influence many Bollywood fans. The actor possesses great acting skills and has proved this by doing many challenging roles. His films like ‘Newton,’ ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’ and ‘Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana’ have gained him heights in the film industry and now surely, he has been getting many offers. Let’s hope something good from Anurag Basu with this sequel of his successful film and for now, let’s just wait for the final official announcement of this film. Bollywood fans are definitely excited to see stars like Bebo and Rajkummar Rao together on the big screens.

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