Fawad Khan, the new uprising star in Bollywood, has replaced Hrithik Roshan to play one of the lead roles in Zoya’s Akhtar next.

The Pakistani actor latest movie ‘Kapoor and Sons’ has left a mark in the mind of some of the top directors of Bollywood.

According to reports, Hrithik Roshan turned down the offer to work with Zoya Akhtar because he did not want to work on a dual hero film.

The film storyline revolves around the story of two rappers from Mumbai. Rumors are doing the round that Ranveer Singh is already on board for the movie.

Post Hrithik Roshan refusal to be part of Zoya Akhtar upcoming project, the director turned her attention to Fawad Khan whose last film Kapoor and Sons have received excellent reviews from both the critics and the audiences.

It looks like the Dil Dhadakne Do director was impressed by his work and thought him to be the best replacement for Hrithik Roshan.

The khoobsurat actor has already been briefed about the film, and both of them would be fixing a meeting soon to decide further on the project.

According to insiders, Zoya Akhtar loves the 34-actor and since her new project requires a dashing actor to play the lead role she thought it would be fitting to cast Fawad Khan in the project.

Both the actor and the director have released no official statement to talk about this latest development.

But it clearly looks Fawad kitty is already full with Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil also starring Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwariya Rai Bachchan, and Anushka Sharma.

Other than that the Pakistani heartthrob has already replaced Saif Ali Khan in Jugalbandi.