Celebrated filmmaker Karan Johar announced his next directorial, Takht, on Thursday morning. The film’s cast is looking huge as he has roped in A-listers like Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.
Takht traces the story and episodes that happened around the battle for the throne of the Mughal empire. Karan took to his twitter handle to break the big news, he 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….,”.
In his next tweet, he announced the stellar cast that has been finalised for the film. He tweeted: “I am so excited and honoured to announce the lead cast of #TAKHT.”
Ranveer Singh is very excited about this project, he took to twitter to express his happiness : “Proud, excited & honoured to be a part of KARAN JOHAR’S MULTI-STARRER HISTORICAL MAGNUM OPUS. #TAKHT,” the actor wrote.
Alia Bhatt felt elated too and 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. Currently Ranveer is busy with Dharma Production’s Simbaa while Alia is shooting for Kalank.
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