Karan Johar has been one of the most successful Bollywood directors and producers of all time. The ace director and producer has piqued the excitement of all the fans of the film fraternity, as he recently released the name of his new directorial venture “Takht”. Karan, on thursday, announced that he would be helming the newest project, making this his directorial venture after two years. He had last directed Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, starring Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai.
What is even more interesting about the film is its multi-starrer casting. The film will be having A-listers in lead and important roles, like Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Anil Kapoor. The announcement also mentioned the names of Janhvi Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar playing pivotal roles. The casting has surely turned eyeballs of many tinsel town connoisseurs!
Karan announced on twitter that he was very excited and thrilled to announce the project. All the aforementioned cast members expressed their thrill and honor of being a part of such an ambitious project.
An incredible story embedded in history…
An epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne…
A story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of love & of succession…
TAKHT is about WAR for LOVE….@dharmamovies @apoorvamehta18 pic.twitter.com/BQg6SvdFfb
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 9, 2018
The film is expected to be a historical magnum opus. The period drama focuses on the battle to acquire the mughal throne. The screenplay is written by Sumit Roy and the dialogues are written by Hussan Haidry. The movie is slated for a 2020 release.
Karan Johar announces his new directorial venture “Takht”