Student of the Year 2 is a 2019 Indian Hindi-language teen romantic drama film written by Arshad Sayed, directed by Punit Malhotra, and produced by Karan Johar, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta under the banner Dharma Productions, with Fox Star Studios serving as distributor and co-producer. A sequel to the 2012 film Student of the Year, it stars Tiger Shroff, Tara Sutaria, and Ananya Panday, alongside and Harsh Beniwal in the supporting roles. The film follows Rohan Sachdev, a college student in a quest to become Student of the Year. Heavily panned by critics and audiences alike, it holds a rating of 7% on Rotten tomatoes.Student of the Year 2 was announced in October 2017. Initially, Malhotra and Shroff were to collaborate for a different film; when they found the final script unsatisfactory, they tweaked it and planned to make it a sequel. It marks the debuts of both Sutaria and Panday and pursues a plot that is unrelated to its predecessor. Principal photography for the film began in April 2018 at Dehradun, and ended in September 2018. The film's soundtrack was composed by Vishal-Shekhar, with lyrics written by Anvita Dutt Guptan, Kumaar and Vayu, and released under the banner Zee Music Company.
Student of the Year 2 was theatrically released in India on 10 May 2019. The film received generally negative reviews from critics, with the script, unreal situation, and unrealistic depiction of Indian schools thus receiving criticism; Shroff's action sequences were, however, praised. As of 7 June 2019, it has earned ₹981.6 million worldwide, against a budget of ₹700 million, including promotion and advertising costs.