Bollywood movie director Karan Johar clarified in his tweet that no actor has been cast in the Hindi remake of Vijay Deverakonda's film Dear Comrade.

Johar has bought the rights of the Bharat Kamma-directed Telugu movie which released today (July 26).

The filmmaker had taken to Twitter earlier to announce that the remake of the movie is in line. He tweeted, "Stunning and powerful love story! With top notch performances and exceptional music by @justin_tunes On point debut direction by @bharatkamma @TheDeverakonda is  BRILLIANT as is  @iamRashmika well done @MythriOfficial ! ANNOUNCING that @DharmaMovies to REMAKE this beautiful film."

After the news went viral, many urged the producer to cast Shahid Kapoor in the lead looking at the success of "Kabir Singh", the Hindi remake of Deverakonda's Telugu hit "Arjun Reddy". Johar tweeted on Thursday, "All the best and big success to the team of #DearComradeOnJuly26th. Also a clarification no lead actors have been considered or approached for the film as yet. The planning for this lovely film is underway."

The director, who has previously served as the distributor for Baahubali, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion and produced The Ghazi Attack, said he is "super excited" about the Dear Comrade remake.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (With PTI inputs)