Filmmaker Karan Johar has finally put an end to all the speculation surrounding 'Shuddhi'. He has signed his trusted 'Students' Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt for the film which will be helmed by Karan Malhotra.

Karan Johar revealed the star cast of 'Shuddhi' in one of his tweets on Thursday. "And finally..SHUDDHI starring VARUN DHAWAN and ALIA BHATT...directed by KARAN MALHOTRA..@Varun_dvn @aliaa08 @karanmalhotra21 @DharmaMovies," tweeted Karan Johar.

Salman Khan congratulates Varun Dhawan for bagging Karan Johar's 'Shuddhi'
Salman Khan and Varun Dhawan

Salman Khan took to Twitter to congratulate Varun on bagging the film. He tweeted, "Kamaal karte ho Varun Dhawan...made ur dad n me so proud of u... happy Shhuddhi"

Salman also posted Varun Dhawan's childhood picture along with his tweet.

Varun Dhawan childhood pic
Salman Khan posted this picture of Varun Dhawan from his childhood while congratulating him for 'Shuddhi'. Picture courtesy: Salman Khan's Twitter account.

Varun Dhawan was quick to reply, and said, "Thank you Bhai @BeingSalmanKhan I promise to make you proud #shuddhi"

This will be Varun and Alia’s third film together after 'Student of the Year' and 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' and their sizzling chemistry is sure to watch out for yet again.