2022 really was the year of Kartik Aaryan. The young superstar plunged into a whole new league of stardom at a time when the film industry was about to bounce back, proving it had what it took to bring Moolah into the limelight.
He’s long dominated the romantic comedy world, but he’s proven his detractors wrong with his “Freddy”-like nuances, unexpected and compelling performances. By now, the actor had proven himself to be versatile. Earlier this year, he gave us ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’. This was the first true Hindi blockbuster post-pandemic and a turning point that brought audiences back to theaters. Did.
In 2023, the star is expected to continue his dream run considering the meaty projects he’s lined up this year. This is another new attempt by his Kartik to step into the typical hero role and enter the masala action space. The actor has amassed a huge fandom by now and would fit right in the Shehzada’s Seetimar Zone, and the reaction Kartik received after the film’s teaser was an early sign of its huge box office potential. The film also reunites him with Luka Chuppi’s co-star Kriti Sanon, a much-loved on-screen pair in the past.
Kartik also has ‘Satyaprem Ki Katha’, a romantic drama with Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 co-star Kiara Advani this year, which really is an actor’s alley when it comes to the genre. The film is already making a proper stir while being shot in a small town, a market strongly associated with the actor’s films and his journey.
Given that both ‘Shehzada’ and ‘Satyaprem Ki Katha’ are mass entertainers, the studio seems convinced of Kartik Aaryan’s stardom, and it seems he brought it into ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2’ at the time. That’s no surprise, given the historical numbers. .
Then there was another Harthrob-created headline storm when he was announced as the lead character in the long-awaited third installment of the “Aashiqui” franchise. The cult music superhit He is a franchise that now stars mass-appealing superhit actors seems like a heavenly combination. What makes the mix even more interesting is that the director is his Anurag Basu, making it the first collaboration between the filmmaker and his Kartik. He will also be seen in the upcoming new avatar with Kabir Khan, which is still untitled.
Trade analyst Joginder Tuteja said: After solidifying his position as one of the highest-paid stars, without forgetting his versatility as an actor, Kartik’s dream box office and opportunity to impress critics seems unstoppable at this point. . ‘Shehzada’ and ‘Satyaprem Ki Katha’ are two of his biggest and most anticipated projects this year. The movies are all so different from each other that it will be interesting to see Kartik bring his signature flavor to these projects and make it his own. And if luck continues to be on his side, 2023 will be another Kartic Aryan year. ”