dailypeghamRumoured couple Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra are set to heat up our screens once again!

The third installment of Bollywood’s hit franchise Aashiqui, is in the works, and it turns out that rumoured lovebirds Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra will be replacing the former on-screen couple Shraddha Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapoor.

Mumbai Mirror reported Sidharth as saying, “Scripting is in progress but it should be up and running next year. Aashiqui 2 had lots of love, angst and music. I’m looking forward to more.”

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He said that to convincingly pass off as a singer, he would be taking singing lessons. “Mohit (director Mohit Suri) wants me to sing one song,” he revealed, adding that learning to play the guitar was a prerequisite. “This kind of prep is a given today. I have to get rhythm in my voice and fingers.”

Sidharth and Alia in Student of the Year. PHOTO: ASHAMS.COM

When asked if Alia is going to help with the prep since she’s already a playback singer, Sid responded, “I hope so and if I can match up to her talent, maybe we could sing a duet, that would be a first for an actor and actress who’ve debuted together.”

Shraddha Kapoor, the songstress

Produced by Alia’s father Mahesh Bhatt and his brother Mukesh Bhatt, Times of India reports that Shradda is not peeved about Alia being chosen over her, as she clarified that this film will tell a different story like its previous installment did.

Aditya and Shradda during promotions for Aashiqui 2. PHOTO: INDIATVNEWS

Shradda told the press during a promotion for her film Baaghi, “Aashiqui 2 had a very strong connection with the audience also… I hope that people like Aashiqui 3 also,