Producer-director Karan Johar has built up a lot of hype around around his upcoming film Takht, the narration of an epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne. A story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of love and of succession, says Johar. According to recent reports, Dhadak actress Janhvi Kapoor has been roped in to be a part of the film. Kapoor is thrilled to be a part of Karan Johar's next directorial Takht and says she will be "eternally grateful" to the filmmaker for giving her this opportunity. The movie features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. The period drama also features Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and Anil Kapoor.
When asked about her reaction, she told the media, "What can I say? I am still in shock. It hasn't sunk in yet. It's a big deal for me. I am eternally grateful and blessed that Karan has allowed me to be a part of the film." The film marks Johar's first after 2016's romantic drama Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Sumit Roy has written the screenplay for the film. Hussain Haidry and Roy have penned the dialogues. The project, slated to release in 2020, is produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta.
-Inputs from PTI