The film will have it all- ambition, greed, betrayal, love and love of succession. KJo has managed a casting coup of sorts by getting Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Anil Kapoor together for his forthcoming film. While his last direction Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was right up his alley, it would be interesting to see Karan take on a completely new genre with his next film. He captioned the poster as, "An incredible story embedded in history.An epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne".More news: I don't need to explain or defend my relationships: Priyanka Chopra
In a separate tweet, Karan Johar acknowledged the film's writers and wrote: "Writers are the heartbeat and the soul of the film".
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On Thursday morning (August 9), cinephiles woke up to one of the biggest Bollywood announcements of 2018 by Karan Johar. "#TAKHT", read a tweet on his Twitter handle. The cast of this magnum opus includes names like...get ready for it... "Proud, excited & honoured to be a part of KARAN JOHAR'S MULTI-STARRER HISTORICAL MAGNUM OPUS". Donning the director's hat for Takht, the film will be bankrolled by Apoorva Mehta and Hiroo Yash Johar under Dharma Productions. Apart from Takht, Karan is all set to present films like Student Of The Year 2, Simmba, Kesari, Kalank, Brahmastra and Ranbhoomi under the banner of Dharma Productions.More news: Perseid meteor shower peaks this weekend - here’s how to watch