Thursday, August 09, 2018 14:11 IST
Ace filmmaker Karan Johar has announced his next directorial and it's huge!
Titled 'Takht', the period drama will star Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar.
The 46-year-old Bollywood filmmaker took to social media to make the revelation. In a series of tweets, Karan made the announcement. 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....@dharmamovies @apoorvamehta18"
In his next tweet, KJo announced the star cast of the magnum-opus, writing, "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"
Karan also shared details about the writers of the film. He welcomed these writers and wrote, "The Screenplay is by SUMIT ROY! Dialogues by HUSSAIN HAIDRY,SUMIT ROY! And thanks to @NotSoSnob for bringing these talents to us at @DharmaMovies ! An exciting journey ahead....WRITERS are the heartbeat and soul of a film! These gentlemen lead all the way...."
After helming Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt-Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil', the master filmmaker will be donning the director's hat for 'Takht' after two years.
The film will hit the theatres in 2020.