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After Dharma Productions, Kartik Aaryan voluntarily opts out from Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies ‘Freddie’, refunds Rs 2 crore back to the team!

Kartik Aaryan has voluntarily opted out from Red Chillies

Fans of the handsome Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan have lost all their calm as the news about the actor being opted out from Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies ‘Freddie’ is ruling the internet. The rumours were being slammed by the fans on social media, saying that Kartik Aaryan ‘voluntarily’ opted out from Red Chillies, and that no one opted him out.

A few days back, we got to know that Kartik Aaryan has been roped for the upcoming Red Chillies movie titled, ‘Goodbye Freddie‘, starring alongside Katrina Kaif. However, rumours spread on the internet today that just like Dharma, Kartik has been opted out from Red Chillies too, by the team. Well, the news is partially true as Kartik voluntarily opted out from the project, not by the production team.

Kartik Aaryan opted out from Red Chillies after Dharma Production?

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The rumours are partially authentic about the actor being opted out from Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies upcoming movie tentatively titled, ‘Goodbye Freddie’, alongside Katrina Kaif. Kartik Aaryan ‘voluntarily’ opted himself out from the project two years ago, not by the production team.

A trade source close to the team said, “Kartik Aaryan had signed on with Red Chillies over two years ago. Recently Kartik shot for the Dhamaka during the pandemic which was a thriller. Post shooting for Dhamaka, Kartik informed Red Chillies that he felt that doing another thriller so quickly would not be apt for his career. He requested to opt out and his request was considered. The parting was amicable between Kartik and Red Chillies.”

However, another source said that Kartik was not pleased with the script and expressed his unhappiness about the film’s script to the director Ajay Bahl. He further added that he cannot romance opposite Katrina Kaif as that would look olde to him.

Fans of Kartik Aaryan lashed out at the people who were spreading fake rumours. Check out some of their tweets here:

Meanwhile, the actor has ‘Bhool Bhulaiya 2’ alongside Kiara Advani, which will be horror comedy Anees Bazmee. The chocolate boy has also signed for Rohit Dhawan’s film, which is currently under pre-production. Kartik Aaryan recently shot ‘Dhamaka’,  which is produced by Ronnie Screwwala, will have an OTT release very soon.

Also read: Who will be the lead actor in Dostana 2: After Kartik Aaryan’s exit, Rajkummar Rao or Vicky Kaushal to take over? Here’s all you need to know about the controversy

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