Student of the Year, the movie that propelled Alia Bhatt’s career in Bollywood, will now be followed by its sequel – Student of the Year 2, with a young new face of the B-town. From Sara Ali Khan to Jhanvi Kapoor to Disha Patni, quite a lot of new names have been tossed for the next Student of the year, but seems like Chunkey Pandey’s daughter Ananya Pandey is the next Shanaya Singhaniya.

A Karan Johar film, debuting new faces and surging them to the stardom of Bollywood – who wouldn’t want the chance. Student of the Year, released in 2012 introduced us to three new faces – Alia Bhatt, Sidhdharth Malhotra and Varun Dhawan, and we all know that the movie turned out to be a big break for all three lead actors. After 5 years, the filmmakers have announced the making of a sequel – Student of the Year 2 and Karan Johar has already named Tiger Shroff as the male lead actor.

But the quest for the female actor is still on and several names had been circulating for the list of actresses to star in the film, with Disha Patani, Sara Ali Khan and Jhanvi Kapoor to name a few. The latest buzz is about Chunkey Pandey’s daughter Ananya Pandey and but looks like KJo has finally decided on Ananya being the leading female actor for movie Student of the Year 2.

Talking about Ananya, she has already created a sensational buzz on the internet with her sizzling photographs. There were talks that Salman Khan will launch Ananya against his brother-in-law Aayush Sharma and even her dad, Chunky Pandey talked about his daughter’s career choice saying, “Yes, Ananya wants to be an actress and she had informed me about her decision some time ago. Be it Ahaan (nephew) or Ananya, I want the kids to create their own identity and be a brand in their own right.” Although it is not official yet, but Ananya Pandey is the Student of the Year 2.