Producer Sajid Nadiadwala has purchased the film rights for Chetan Bhagat’s novel Two States and announced that Shah Rukh Khan would play the lead in the film.
However, Karan Johar of Dharma Productions is now in talks with Sajid Nadiadwala for the film rights of the novel. According to sources, Karan offered to co-produce the film with Sajid, if the latter agrees, and Ranbir Kapoor will play the lead.
It is learnt that Abhishek Varman, an associate of Karan for the film My Name Is Khan and who is the creative director for Student Of The Year, , has come out with a simple and fantastic adaptation of Two States.
Karan, being a close pal of SRK is sure to convince him about the project.