After the tremendous response that Rajkumar Hirani"s Lage Raho Munnabhai got last year, he became one of the most celebrated actors in the industry. Though Munnabhai didn"t go for Oscars, it was highly appreciated by audiences and everyone has been eagerly waiting to know for what Raju has to offer next.
There have been a number of revelations about Hirani"s next project, starting from the film being based on Chetan Bhagat"s successful novel, Five Point Someone. The project got bigger when Shahrukh Khan"s name got associated with it. But then came a rumour that SRK is not a part of the film anymore and Shahrukh confirmed of not doing the film in one of his latest interviews. Everyone remained clueless as to who will be the lead in Hirani"s next. However, according to a source, we have learnt that Ranbir Kapoor has been finalised to play the lead role in Rajkumar Hirani"s film. Though the official announcement is yet to be made, the source confirms that Ranbir is almost finalised as the lead actor for the film. Hirani is busy scripting his film and hence he was unavailable for comment.
Ranbir Kapoor will be marking his debut with Saawariya on November 9. Apart from Hirani's film, he is also said to have signed Siddharth Anand's next with Yash Raj Films.