Karan Johar is back after “My Name is Khan” and for the first time, he is directing a non-SRK-starrer film. His all four earlier films, he directed was Shahrukh Khan starrer. This time he has cast a fresh star cast all three leads are newcomers and young as the script demands. These are the lead stars (see below picture) from left to right: Siddharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan. The music album and background score of SOTY both are composed by Vishal-Shekhar. The album has seven tracks: six main tracks and one mashup of other six songs.