‘Zero Chemistry’: Netizens Criticise Karan Johar For Casting Alia-Ranveer In ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’

Bollywood actors Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh won praise for their roles in Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Gully Boy’. After getting hit, the talented duo once again joined hands for filmmaker Karan Johar’s directorial ‘Rocky and Rani Ki Prem Kahani’. The film is going to release soon. Post its teaser releases, the makers have released the first track from the film ‘Tum Kya Mile’ recently. Meanwhile, Karan has dropped the first look test picture of Alia and Ranveer. Now, the onscreen pairing of Alia and Ranveer has become a topic of discussion.

Karan shared the first-look test photos of Alia-Ranveer

Karan dropped a picture of Alia and Ranveer’s first look test images on his official Instagram handle. While Alia is looking gorgeous in a light pink printed saree and red blouse, Ranveer is seen showing off his swag in a red printed shirt. In the snap, Ranveer is spotted keeping his hand on Alia’s neck. Alongside the picture, Karan wrote, “Our first look test of the film. When we were finalizing the looks for Rocky and Rani.”

Netizens react to Alia Ranveer’s pair

As soon as the photo of Alia and Ranveer reached on internet, netizens began giving their views on the on-screen couple. One user wrote, “Zero chemistry”. Another joked, “Khilji kidnapping Gangubai photoshoot.” A third one penned, “Highly disappointing”. “Clearly done by blind people,” said a user.

For the unknown, Karan Johar is returning to direction with ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ after almost 8 years. Besides Alia and Ranveer, the film also stars Dharmendra, Shabana Azmi and Jaya Bachchan. It will hit the theatres on July 28, 2023.