According to credible reports from B-Town, it has been confirmed that Sidharth Malhotra and Alia Bhatt have been signed to do the lead roles in Aashiqui 3, a sequel to Aashiqui 2 which was released three years back.

The prequel had Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor in prominent roles, and it was a mammoth hit at the box-office.

Many Bollywood film lovers believe that Sidharth and Alia are real life lovers, they are quite excited to see them romancing in real life too.

Mukesh Bhatt, the producer of the flick, confirmed their participation in the film, and he added that the pair is perfect for their respective characters.

Mukesh added that he is quite keen in roping perfect people for particular roles, and this has compelled him to star Alia and Sidharth in this much-anticipated flick.

Alia and Malhotra have previously worked together in Movies like Student of the Year and Kapoor and Sons.The chemistry between the pair was well received by the audiences when these projects hit the theaters, and the makers expect the same verdict, as the alleged romantic partners are joining hands for a soothing love story.

Mohit Suri, who directed Aashiqui 2, will helm this film as well. When asked about the beginning of shooting, the producer told that the start date will be finalized shortly.

Sidharth is now awaiting the release of his new project 'Baar Baar Dekho'.

Nitya Meher directs the film. The movie stars none other than the beautiful Katrina Kaif in the female lead role.

On the other hand, Alia's new flick Udta Punjab is in the post-production stage. This Abhishek Chaubey directorial has Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in other crucial roles. The movie is all set to hit the screens on June 17, 2016.

The multi-talented Alia had also sung the song 'Sooha Saaha' for her film Highwayin 2014, which was highly appreciated by all.

Expectations are sky high as Alia Bhatt is joining hands with Malhotra, and we should wait till the release to know its final verdict at the worldwide box-office.