Takht: Karan Johar ropes in Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor for his next
Karan Johar announced his next directorial, Takht, on Thursday morning and the internet can't keep calm.
The film's ensemble cast includes Bollywood A-listers like Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.
After Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Anushka Sharma starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Karan’s will be helming a full-length feature film after a gap of two years.
Takht reportedly revolves around the battle for the throne of the Mughal empire. “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….,” wrote Karan on Twitter.
In his next tweet, the filmmaker revealed the cast of his film. He tweeted, “I am so excited and honoured to announce the lead cast of #TAKHT.”
About the project, Raveer said, “Proud, excited & honoured to be a part of KARAN JOHAR’S MULTI-STARRER HISTORICAL MAGNUM OPUS. #TAKHT,” read a tweet on his Twitter handle.
Kalank actor Alia also shared the news of her doing another KJo film. She wrote, “Back where I begun.. to my roots! So so so so excited to be a part of this historical magnum opus! TAKHT! Directed by the one and ONLY! @karanjohar”
Scheduled for a 2020 release, Takht’s screenplay is by Sumit Roy and the dialogues of the film are written by Hussain Haidry.
Apart from Takht, Karan is all set to present films like Student Of The Year 2, Simmba, Kesari, Kalank, Brahmastra and Ranbhoomi.
I am so excited and honoured to announce the lead cast of #TAKHT@RanveerOfficial #KareenaKapoorKhan @aliaa08 @vickykaushal09 @psbhumi #JanhviKapoor @AnilKapoor #HirooYashJohar @apoorvamehta18@sumit_roy_ @hussainhaidry pic.twitter.com/ifgb8RC7uV— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 9, 2018
An incredible story embedded in history...— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 9, 2018
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