Karan Johar was quoted saying, "No, I am not doing the film. I was briefly in talks at a very initial stage. I am sure when the cast of Vikas's film is announced, it will be a terrific one, but I am not a part of it."
Actress Alia Bhatt made her Bollywood debut with the film Student Of The Year which was directed by Karan Johar. The actress calls the filmmaker her mentor and often discuss her career with him.
"I think only once Bombay Velvet releases should people decide on offering me more films. I don't think anybody should take a chance till then," said Karan Johar.