The director has selected the handsome hunk Kunal Kapoor as the worthy replacement of Arjun Rampal. Now Kunal Kapoor who shot to fame with Rang De Basanti, will be essaying one of the new characters in the sequel.
Kunal himself confirmed the news and expressed his excitement about the role. To be a part of Farhan"s unit is like a dream-come-true experience for the dashing guy. The actor has reasons to go gaga as he is going to share screen space with King Khan.
Even the producer, Ritesh Sidhwani, has confirmed the replacement of Arjun by Kunal. The producer has also made it clear that Kunal has been given an important role to play in the sequel. Lara Dutta is a mention among the new characters. Among the original cast, Shahrukh Khan, Boman Irani, Priyanka Chopra and Om Puri will be seen in the sequel too.
Farhan Akhtar has immersed himself in making the sequel to his film Don. Farhan"s Don, starring Shahrukh Khan, was a remake of the earlier Don, starring Amitabh Bachchan. The film, was a box office blockbuster. However, Arjun Rampal was supposed to be among the star cast of the sequel, but a few days into the project, Farhan showed Arjun the door.