Karan Johar, on being asked whether he'll make the sequel of his 1998 film 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai', said, "If I made 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' 2, I would cast Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt and Janhvi Kapoor." The 1998 film had Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji in the lead roles.
Karan had launched Alia and Janhvi in Bollywood. He directed Alia in his directorial Student of the Year, whereas Janhvi debuted this year with Shashank Khaitan’s Dhadak. Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are currently working in Karan Johar’s production venture, Brahmastra.