Karan Johar‘s ‘Takht’ is in headlines since its announcement, not only for its genre but also for its big star cast. The film stars Kareena Kapoor Khan, Anil Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Ranveer Singh, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.
Sources have revealed the roles played by Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, and others. According to the sources, Ranveer Singh will be playing Aurangzeb’s brother Dara Shikoh while Vicky will play controversial Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
Kareena might be seen in the role of Jahanara, sister of Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh. Anil Kapoor will play their father Shah Jahan, and Alia will be playing Dara Shikoh’s wife.
Bhumi Pednekar and Jahnvi Kapoor’s role are still hidden behind the curtains.
Karan Johar shared the list of the cast on his Twitter handle a few months back.
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 pic.twitter.com/ifgb8RC7uV
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) August 9, 2018
Karan is exploring a new genre and taking a break from his usual romance and drama, with this film. It is set up in the backdrop of the Mughal era.
Currently, Ranveer is busy with the promotions of his this week’s release ‘Simmba‘. Vicky Kaushal will be next seen in ‘Uri- The Surgical Strike‘ while Kareena will soon start shooting for ‘Good News‘. Jahnvi will soon start the shoot of ‘Gunjan Saxena’, a biopic based on the first woman IAF pilot. Bhumi is busy with two projects, ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare’ and ‘Sonchiraiya’. Alia is busy with the shoot of ‘Brahmastra’.