After producing a number of blockbuster films under the Dharma Productions, it seems like the well-known director, Karan Johar is set on filming his next directorial: Takht.
Karan Johar recently announced his next project on Thursday morning and surprised countless fans with the story plotline. Takht not only seems to have an engaging plotline but will also star some of the best names of the Bollywood film industry. These include the A-listers such as Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.
According to Karan, Takht will revolve around the battle for the throne of the Mughal empire. Karan will be helming a full-length feature film and this will be after a gap of two years! He last helmed Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, and Anushka Sharma starrer Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
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
Ranveer Singh, who is already starring in another Karan Johar production, Simmba, expressed his excitement about the grand project on his Twitter:
“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”
The other members of the cast also expressed their excitement for the project:
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) August 9, 2018
Takht is scheduled to release in the year 2020. The screenplay is by Sumit Roy and the dialogues of the film are helmed by Hussain Haidry. Aside from Takht, Karan Johor is set to present other films like Student Of The Year 2, Simmba, Kesari, Kalank, Brahmastra and Ranbhoomi under the banner of Dharma Productions.
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