While there was an end to speculation that actor Shahrukh Khan was acting in Karan Johar's next directorial debut, Student Of The Year, the recent news is that veteran Rishi Kapoor has been roped in for the film. Student Of The Year is being co-produced by Shahrukh Khan and Karan Johar. It will feature, debutants Varun Dhawan, Siddharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt.
Karan has signed Kapoor to play an important role in Student Of The Year. Rishi also features in Karan Johar's remake of Agneepath which stars Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra.
Student Of The Year goes on floors on 16th August this year and will release in mid 2012.