Shahrukh Khan has given Tarun Mansukhani a new task, after the director directed a few scenes for his home production “Ra.One”.
Now that Dostana 2 is on hold, the Dostana 2 director will pen afresh script for Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra. Since the suggestion came from Khan, Mansukhani was more than happy to jump at it.
A source reveals, “For now, there is a complete stalemate over the Dostana sequel. Tarun has finished writing the sequel but producerKaran Johar is not happy with the second half. After many rewrites, Mansukhani has now given up. Anyway he is committed to do a filmwith Karan’s production house, the Priyanka-Shahrukh film might be the thing. Dostana released in 2008 and the director has beenraring to start his second film, and has kept himself busy directing commercials”.
Shahrukh Khan opined that since Dostana 2 was on hold, Tarun should come up with something featuring PC and him. The source adds, “Shahrukh Khan has already had a chat with Karan and has expressed his desire for the Dostana director to come up with a subject for the pair”.
While details on the project are now known, the source confirms that Tarun is quite excited with the prospect of writing a plot for them, “He has already shown interest and will begin work on a script”.