Bollywood’s one of the A-list filmmaker, producer and television personality, Karan Johar is returning to direction after a hiatus of two years with his new film “Takht”, which is going to be a period drama reported to be set in Mughal times. He took to social media making revelation about the story line, as KJo wrote, “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.”
Later, Karan Johar tweeted revealing the star studded cast of the film.
Aliaa Bhatt also taking it to social media, being part of this new film shared about “Takht”, quoting her tweet, “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 Karan Johar.”
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@RanveerOfficial #KareenaKapoorKhan @vickykaushal09 @psbhumi #JanhviKapoor @AnilKapoor @DharmaMovies @apoorvamehta18 pic.twitter.com/MKZCo0yA5X
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) August 9, 2018
Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Vicky Kushal, also took to social media to make their announcement and express their excitement for their upcoming project.
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 9, 2018
Johar’s Dharma Productions will be producing this film, which had two recent back-to-back hits with “Raazi” and “Dhadak”. The film is reported to be scheduled for a 2020 release, Takht’s screenplay is written by Sumit Roy and the dialogues of the film are written by Hussain Haidry.