After months of wait, the much-awaited sequel to Karan Johar’s blockbuster film ‘Student Of The Year’ (2012) has finally mounted the shooting floor in Dehradun today. While the predecessor was helmed by Johar and launched Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra in the movies, Student Of The Year 2 is being directed by Puneet Malhotra and stars Tiger Shroff as the male lead. Talking about the female leads of the movie, it is speculated that newcomers Ananya Pandey and Tara Sutaria have been taken on-board.
The team started the shoot in Dehradun after the mahurat pooja. Dharma Productions announced the news on Twitter, captioning, STUDENT OF THE YEAR 2 – DAY #1 on set. Today, director @punitdmalhotra and his team begin their journey at Saint Teresa’s with @iTIGERSHROFF & the girls. Give us a in the comments to wish them luck! @karanjohar @apoorvamehta18 @foxstarhindi #SOTY2.”
Minutes after a tweet by Dharma Productions, Karan too took to Twitter and announced that the final cast of the film will be revealed on 11th April. “The student journey begins again!!!! #SOTY2! The announcement of the final cast on Wednesday the 11th!!!! Watch this space….break a leg @punitdmalhotra @iTIGERSHROFF @DharmaMovies @apoorvamehta18 @foxstarhindi,” he tweeted.
According to a source, during the two-month long first schedule of the film, the team will shoot across the exotic locales of Dehradun, Mussoorie and Rishikesh. The crew will then head to Delhi for another week-long schedule. A prominent portion of the movie will be shot in the North with some college portions being shot later in Pune.”
Directed by Puneet Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions, ‘Student Of The Year 2’ is scheduled to release on 23rd November 2018.