According to reports, it is speculated that Arjun Kapoor will share screen space with Sidharth Malhotra in the sequel of Ek Villain.
Deccan Chronicle quoted a source close to the project, the makers have approached Sidharth to play the lead, and they want Arjun to play the antagonist.
“The producers have approached both of the actors – Sidharth for the role of the protagonist and Arjun for the negative role… Talks are on and they have not signed the contract as yet,” the insider said.
Directed by Mohit Suri, Ek Villain also starred Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor.
Sidharth is currently shooting for Jabariya Jodi in Lucknow. The actor will next start work on Captain Vikram Batra biopic whereas Arjun’s next release is Namaste England.
He also has films Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, India’s Most Wanted and Panipat lined up.