Shahid Kapoor made a smashing debut in 2003 with the movie ‘Ishq Vishk’. The Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao starrer went on to become a big hit.
The movie was directed by Ken Ghosh and produced by Tip Industries (Ramesh Taurani). The movie was made with newcomers, while it was Shahid’s debut, even for Amrita Rao it was only her second film and with the success of this movie, both the leads became much sought after in Bollywood.
Now, nearly two decades after the movie released, Ramesh Taurani, the producer of the movie has announced that he will be making a second installment of the movie with a fresh new cast.
The second installment will reportedly be titled, ‘Ishq Vishk Rebound’ and like the first will be a college romance and the star cast is said to include Pashmina Roshan, Rohit Saraf, Naila Grewal and Jibraan Khan as the main leads.
Rohit Saraf’s previous work credits include, ‘Ludo’, ‘Dear Zindagi’ and ‘The Sky Is Pink’, He was also the lead in the Netflix series, ‘Mismatched’.
Pashmina Roshan is actor Hrithik Roshan’s niece and will be making her debut with this movie. Jibraan Khan played a child artist in Karan Johar’s massively popular movie, ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham’ and Naila Grewal has worked in movies like ‘Tamasha’, Bareilly Ki Barfi’ and ‘Thappad’.
Here is the tweet announcement of the movie:
Plot details are still under wraps and not much is known about the movie beyond the fact that it will be a college romance like the original. In the original 2003 movie, Rajiv (Shahid) and Payal (Amrita) played the role of childhood friends. While Payal has always loved Rajiv, he takes a while to reciprocate her feelings.
While the movie may seem dated today, almost 20 years ago it was a success and it launched Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s Bollywood career.