There was new floating around Karan Johar casting Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor and Alia Bhatt is his next film. But there was no confirmation about the news.
Karan Johar and the team confirmed the news via their social media today. Karan is set to helm the director’s hat once again and has managed to pull off a casting coup for his next project. Karan Johar’s next project is a period film and is titled ‘TAKHT’. The film stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Janhvi Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Anil Kapoor.
The film is a history of the Mughal dynasty and is primarily a story of two brothers. The younger one will essay a negative character. Vicky Kaushal will be seen playing Ranveer Singh’s brother in the film. Kareena Kapoor Khan will essay the role of Ranveer Singh’s character’s sister, whereas Alia Bhatt will play his love interest in the film. Ranveer Singh will play the role of Dara Shukoh in the film whereas Kareena Kapoor Khan will portray Jahanara Begum’s role in the film. Vicky Kaushal will reportedly play the role of Aurangzeb in the film.
The film’s title Takht signifies the brothers fighting for the throne. The film’s story will revolve around the life of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz’s kids and will focus on their three children, played in the film by Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Vicky Kaushal. The film will release in 2020.