Not 'SOTY 2' But This Film Is Going To Be Ananya Panday's Debut?

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Will Ananya Panday make her debut with 'Gully Boy' and not 'Student Of The Year 2'?

Written By Sonia Sharma | Mumbai | Updated On:

After Janhvi Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan, another star kid who is waiting to step into the big world of Cinema is Chunky Panday's daughter Ananya Panday. And as anticipated, the star kid was signed on by Karan Johar for Dharma Productions 'Student Of the Year 2'. Ananya who was supposed to make her debut with 'Student Of the Year 2' will not be making her big debut with this film. Instead, its Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy' that will mark Ananya's debut in the film industry. Ananya Panday will be seen playing a cameo in 'Gully Boy' which will be releasing in February 2019. While 'Student Of The Year 2' which was earlier for a December 2018 release will now reportedly release in summer 2019.

Karan Johar took to Twitter to announce the change in release date. Karan Johar in his tweet wrote: “There is a NEW DATE for #SOTY2!!!! The admissions are now in summer 2019!!! Watch this space!” 


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Even though the release date of 'Student Of The Year 2' has been postponed, Ananya's fans won't have to wait long to see her on the silver screen. According to media reports, Ananya Panday will be making a cameo appearance in Zoya Akhtar's 'Gully Boy'. 


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Based on the life of street rappers Divine and Naezy from Mumbai's Dharavi slums, this film also stars Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, and Kalki Koechlin and is slated to release in February 2019.  


Meanwhile, 'Student Of The Year 2' stars Tiger Shroff, Ananya Panday and marks the debut of Tara Sutaria. The film is a sequel to Karan Johar's 2012 film 'Student Of The Year' that was helmed by the filmmaker himself and introduced three stellar actors to the film Industry.  'Student Of The Year' (2012) marked the debut of Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Alia Bhatt, David Dhawan's son Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra. 

Karan Johar is often accused of promoting star kids. Recently, Karan Johar launched Boney Kapoor and Sridevi's daughter Jahnvi Kapoor with 'Dhadak'. He will soon be launching Saif Ali Khan's daughter Sara Ali Khan in the Rohit Shetty directorial 'Simmba' that stars Ranveer Singh in the lead. 



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