Emraan Hashmi gets first priority for Karan Johar's film

By Hindustan Times

Ever since Karan Johar and Ekta Kapoor have teamed up with Emraan Hashmi for a film, they have been busy scouting for a leading lady. Initially, reports had suggested that Kareena Kapoor was offered the role, but then she apparently turned it down. Then, for some time, Deepika Padukone had been finalised for the part. Now, we're told that the makers are yet to confirm any actor. The reason Ekta and Karan are finding it so hard to settle on a name is because they have a strict condition for any actress they approach for this film - she will have to adjust her dates to match Emraan's. The film will be directed by Karan Johar's former assistant director, Akshay Roy.

An industry insider reveals, "It's a mass-oriented film, and K