Janhvi and Ishaan in a still from Dhadak. Photograph:( Twitter )
Filmmaker Karan Johar has penned a love note for his newest 'students'- Sridevi's daughter Janhvi Kapoor and Shahid Kapoor`s brother Ishaan Khatter as the two newcomers are set to make their Bollywood debut with KJo's "Dhadak".
Karan is backing the film, Hindi remake of the acclaimed Marathi film Sairat", through his banner Dharma Productions.
The director read the note on his show "Calling Karan" on 104.8 Ishq FM on Monday, read a statement.
"It`s a new year which means new beginnings and time for new relationship goals... Dear Janhvi and Ishaan, you are going to embark on a new journey of stardom this year. You will face many firsts in 2018 from promotion to paparazzi to link-ups and trolling to fame and failures. You are going to see it all," Karan wrote.
"Through all of this, I just want to remind you to not take yourself too seriously and absorb every new experience because these initial days will never come back again. Janhvi, Ishaan your best qualities are that you all are still students.
"That you both really stand by your beliefs and the fact that you really don`t take yourself as seriously as I sometimes think you should. I love the fact that you are still vulnerable and innocent, please hold onto that," he added.
Directed by Shashank Khaitan, "Dhadak" is scheduled for release in July.
(With agency inputs)