According to the reports, Bhatt is playing Aditya Roy Kapoor's father. He will not make an appearance in the film, but will be heard communicating with Aditya on phone.
"I play Aditya's father. But I am not acting in the film. You won't see me. I have given my voice for two scenes. He has a phone conversation with his father and my voice can be heard," Bhatt said in a statement.
Bhatt, who has produced the film, had directed the original "Aashiqui" in 1990.