Saif Ali Khan will cast Kunal Khemu in his next production to be helmed by director duo Krishna DK and Rajesh Nidimoru.
Kunal, 27, and Saif's sister Soha Ali Khan, 32, have been dating since 2009,
Kunal also features in Saif's under production Agent Vinod.
Saif wants to resurrect Kunal's acting career before Soha ties the knot with him.
In the yet to be titled comedy thriller, Kunal will be one of the two male lead actors.
He earlier worked with the director duo in '99' (2009) with Soha as his co-star and that's when their romance sparked.
Directors DK and Rajesh, who are currently awaiting the release of their movie 'Shor in the City,' have confirmed the news.
"Yes, Kunal is doing our film. There are two leads in the film and Kunal is one of them. The rest is yet to be finalized. It is a very out of the box comedy thriller and something very different from '99' or 'Shor in the City'. It's like a brand new high for us!"
There is a likelihood of Saif doing a cameo in the film; it's not known yet if Soha will be paired with Kunal.
Kunal's last release was Golmaal 3 (2010) in which Kareena Kapoor was the female lead.