Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar, who is stepping out of his comfort zone with historical drama Takht, has vouched to treat the story with dignity. KJo says that the multi-starrer featuring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Bhumi Pedneakr is a period drama based on a true historical account. Now, Karan Johar has shared an epis selfie from Filmfare Awards 2019 night with his Takht team, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, making us all excited for the film. Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal won awards for their performances in Padmaavat, Raazi and Sanju, respectively.
Taking to Instagram, Karan Johar shared the lively picture with a caption that read, "Team #TAKHT!! @aliaabhatt @ranveersingh @vickykaushal09". Check it out here
"This mad one that I love!!!! Can’t wait to start TAKHT!", says Karan Johar while sharing an adorable picture with Ranveer Singh.
The film features an interesting cast including Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. Asked if it was tough for him to choose actors for the project, he said: "Partially yes, but eventually I am happy with the cast that I have. I think this is one film that I am directing where I took some time to reach the cast."
Karan is also one director-producer who gives his writers due importance and prominent credit. Talking about it, he said: "Filmmaking is a writer's medium. It is not a director's medium. It is not an actor's medium... In our industry, directors and actors are taking the limelight, but writers are the heartbeat of a film. So they should be given the importance. And there is no point of giving credit in the closet door... One should give them credit out there."
Takht is Dharma Productions’ most ambitious project and the filmmaker has managed to bring all the talented actors in Bollywood under one roof like like Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor. While not much about the film is being disclosed by according to the reports in BollywoodLife, a source has confirmed that Alia Bhatt will be paired with Vicky Kaushal and Ranveer Singh will be romancing Janhvi Kapoor. The film traces the relationship between Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and his brother, Dara Shikoh.
Going by the buzz, Ranveer Singh will essay the role of Dara Shikoh and Vicky Kaushal will step into the shoes of his younger brother Aurangzeb. The film, which is based on the fight to the finish for the Mughal throne, is slated to hit the screens in 2020.
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