Badrinath Ki Dulhania is an upcoming romantic comedy film, directed by Shashank Khaitan, and produced by Karan Johar under the banner of Dharma Productions. The film marks the second installment of a franchise that began with Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014). Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt play the lead roles in the film, which is set in Uttar Pradesh.
Badrinath Ki Dulhania marks the second installment of a franchise that began with the romantic comedy Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014), which was also directed by Shashank Khaitan, produced by Karan Johar for Dharma Productions, and starred Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles. The film was first announced on 3 May 2016 with the release of an online motion poster featuring Dhawan and Bhatt at a local village fair. Principal photography also began on the same day. Some of the scenes were also shot at the Chambal Garden in Kota, Rajasthan.