Director Vivek Agnihotri called himself and actor Kartik Aaryan ‘small town, middle class, outsiders’ who made it ‘on their own’. Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Vivek also shared pictures with Kartik. In the pictures, Kartik wore a white T-shirt under a shirt, while Vivek opted for a black T-shirt. (Also Read | Anupam Kher calls himself and Kartik Aaryan ‘superstars’, justifies the title)
In the first photo, Vivek and Kartik smiled for a selfie. Both of them flashed the victory sign as they posed in the next photo. Sharing the pictures, Vivek wrote, “Two small town, middle-class, outsiders from Gwalior who made it on their own terms. If you are a young Indian, be inspired by a down-to-earth, rooted and exceptionally talented @kartikaaryan.”
Reacting to the post a fan wrote, “Next picture main cast karlo Kartik ko (Cast Kartik in the next film)!!” A person also said, “Need this duo for the next film.” Another person said, “I hope something big happens haha. Hope to see him in your movies.” A comment also read, “Two blockbuster superstars in one frame.” Another fan commented, “Most successful filmmaker and most successful filmstar of 2022.” A fan wrote, “Expecting something big on screen.” A person also asked, “Delhi Files?”
Earlier this year, Vivek announced his next movie, The Delhi Files. Sharing a photo of himself on Twitter, Vivek wrote, “I thank all the people who owned #TheKashmirFiles. For last 4 yrs we worked very hard with utmost honesty & sincerity. I may have spammed your TL (timeline) but it’s important to make people aware of the GENOCIDE and injustice done to Kashmiri Hindus. It’s time for me to work on a new film.” In a follow-up tweet, he wrote, “#TheDelhiFiles.”
His last film was The Kashmir Files which emerged as one of the most successful post-pandemic movies to release in India. Released on March 11, the film is based on the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley in the 1990s. The movie featured Anupam Kher, Pallavi Joshi, Mithun Chakraborty and Darshan Kumaar. At the box office, it minted over ₹330 crore.
Kartik was last seen in Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 which collected over ₹200 crore at the box office worldwide. He will also be seen in Rohit Dhawan’s Shehzada with Kriti Sanon. The film is scheduled to release on February 10, 2023. He also has Sajid Nadiadwala’s Satya Prem Ki Katha, alongside Kiara Advani. Kartik will also be seen in Freddy opposite Alaya F. He also has Hansal Mehta’s Captain India in the pipeline.