Bareilly Ki Barfi star Kriti Sanon has reportedly been taken on board for Mohit Suri much-awaited sequel of Ek Villain.

According to Filmfare magazine, the actress will play Sidharth Malhotra’s love interest in the film. Although no official statement has been given by the maker but the reliable source has informed that Kriti Sanon is the final choice for the romantic thriller.

Kriti Sanon has recently received applaud for her amazing performance in Bareilly Ki Barfi. As far as future projects are concerned, she is currently busy in shooting for Dinesh Vijan’s Arjun Patiala opposite Diljit Dosanjh in Chandigarh. The actress shared a picture on instagram taken on the shoot.

Meanwhile, Sidharth  Malhotra’s much awaited film, Aiyaary, is slated to hit the screens tomorrow i.e. February 16. The film also co-stars Manoj Bajpayee and Rakul Preet Singh in lead roles.

In the earlier Ek Villain, Shraddha Kapoor has played the female protagonist and the viewers loved the wonderful onscreen rapport she shared with Sidharth Malhotra. Released in 2014, the film was a romantic action thriller starring Sidharth Malhotra, Riteish Deshmukh and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead roles.

The story revolves around a hardened criminal whose terminally ill wife is murdered by a serial killer. The film was produced by Ekta Kapoor and Shobha Kapoor under Balaji Motion Pictures and ALT Entertainment. The film is an unofficial remake of the 2010 South Korean action thriller film ‘I Saw the Devil’.