Ever since Kriti Sanon rose to fame with 2014 release "Heropanti" opposite Tiger Shroff, rumours of her dating model Gaurav Arora have been doing the rounds.

Latest buzz says the model is all set to make his Bollywood debut with "Murder" franchise to be produced by Mahesh Bhatt, reported Filmfare.

Rumour also has it that Kriti has been in a relationship with Gaurav since her modelling days. However, both the "Heropanti" actress and Gaurav have rubbished dating reports and claims to be just friends.

"I am not dating anyone right now. I am very much single. I have very few friends in Mumbai and Gaurav is one of them. I have known him since my modelling days, but there is nothing more than that." Kriti had earlier told Mid-Day.

Gaurav, too denied dating Kriti. "I know her really well since my modelling days, but we have never dated" he added.

While, no confirmation has been made either by the Bhatts or Gaurav on his acting debut, the reports can at best considered as mere speculations.

Meanwhile, the stunning actress is busy shooting for Rohit Shetty's "Dilwale" that has Bollywood's iconic couple Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in lead roles. Kriti will be seen opposite Varun Dhawan in the film.