Abbas has worked with Imran earlier in the movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na..., which was written and directed by Tyrewala himself. The director and the producer of the film Madhu Mantena have approached both the actors to play the lead roles in the film.
A source was quoted saying that in both the romantic films Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na... and Jhoota Hi Sahi, Abbas has shown love stories between friends. Following the trend of making a love story Tyrewala however, will deal with more serious and a mature love story in his next project. The source added that Abbas has already started working on his script and the pre-production of the film.
The source further informed that Abbas is thinking of casting Genelia D'Souza in his film. If things work out properly, then we will get to see John-Imran pair for the very first time on-screen.
Confirming the news, producer Madhu Mantena stated that JKTK will have a mixed cast from Abbas"s two films Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na...and Jhoota Hi Sahi.
In Jhoota Hi Sahi, features Tyrewala's wife Pakhi opposite John and the film will hit the theaters this October 15.