Buzz was that Preity Zinta‘s maiden production Ishkq In Paris is going to introduce a new face as the male lead. The identity of this ‘new face’ was kept under wraps for a long time. However, sources reveal that it is in fact television actor Gaurav Chanana, best known for playing the role of Dr. Rahul Mehra in the medical drama Sanjeevani, who will be the male lead in the upcoming film.
Gaurav Chanana has also been given a brand new name – Rehaan – and is slated to be re-launched with Ishkq In Paris. The actor has been seen playing character roles in films like Woh Tera Naam Tha (2004), Zinda (2006) and Kajraare (2010). He has also acted in a lot of TV commercials in the past and has tried his hand at film production as well. He was noticed by a member of Zinta’s team and it was unanimously agreed that he was the right choice for the character. After giving a couple of auditions, Gaurav aka Rehaan was finalized for the role.
Main Aurr Mrs Khanna director Prem Soni is helming this project, that is being touted as Preity Zinta’s much awaited comeback!