Anushka Sharma and Sidharth Malhotra
After Featuring in Commercial Ad, Sidharth and Anushka to Romance for the First Time in Farhan Akhtar's Next?Varinder Chawla

B-town's much sought after actors, Sidharth Malhotra and Anushka Sharma are likely to share the screen space in a film for the first time.

The buzz is that Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani, who are in search of a fresh pair for their next ambitious project has approached both Sharma and Malhotra with the script, reported DNA.

Apparently, both the producers, who are currently working with the "Band Baaja Baaraat" actress in Zoya Akhtar's directorial "Dil Dhadakne Do" are keen to finalise Sharma for the role in the upcoming project. 

There were also reports that Malhotra, who rose to fame with Mohit Suri's "Ek Villain", was not the first choice of the makers. The role was earlier offered to "P.K." star Aamir Khan but due to some unknown reasons, the film rolled down to the "Student of the Year" actor. However, no official confirmation is revealed regarding the film's cast.

Although, Sharma and Malhotra have not been paired earlier in a film, their on-screen chemistry has been quite appreciated by the viewers after the duo featured in a steamy new commercial ad for a coffee brand.

And, if they give a positive nod to the Excel Entertainment production film, it would be a visual treat for both Sharma and Malhotra fans who loved their chemistry in the recently released ad.

Meanwhile, Malhotra has started shooting for Karan Johar's "Brothers", which is the remake of the Hollywood film "Warrior". "Brothers" also stars Akshay Kumar and is set to hit the theatres on 2 October 2015.

On the other hand, Sharma has wrapped up the shooting of her multi-starrer film "Dil Dhadakne Do". Apart from Sharma, the film also has Priyanka Chopra, Farhan, Ranveer Singh in important roles. "Dil Dhadakne Do" revolves around a dysfunctional Punjabi family on a cruise journey and in the course of their vacation, they discover love and friendship. The film to scheduled to release on 5 June 2015.