Karan Johar on upcoming multi-starrer Takht: It's like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham of Mughal era

Karan Johar, in an interview with Film Companion, revealed extra particulars of his upcoming multi-starrer Takht.

Speaking to Anupama Chopra, Johar, who’s directing Takht beneath his banner Dharma Productions, in contrast the epic set throughout Mughal occasions to his household drama Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. The filmmaker mentioned that Takht is about two warring brothers and relies on historic info. Johar mentioned that Takht is like “the K3G of the Mughal period”, however extra excessive and with extra betrayal. He additionally mentioned that Takht has the tropes of courtroom politics and is wealthy in texture.

Talking in regards to the movie’s forged, which incorporates Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Anil Kapoor, he mentioned, “It’s an uncommon mixture of expertise. They’re actors who’ve walked the parallel path, we’ve the celebrity dynamic with Kareena, there’s Anil Kapoor who I’ve by no means directed earlier than – however every actor matches the half to the tee. It’s not that I’ve gone to them as a result of I’ve entry. It’s an odd dichotomy. Every one has by no means performed a component like this and but each match it completely.”

Karan Johar/Picture from YouTube.

Johar additionally confirmed that Takht will likely be his greatest movie scale-wise. Johar is thought for steering larger-than-life household dramas comparable to Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, My Identify is Khan and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. This would be the first time Johar will likely be tacking a historic film.

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Followers and the media have been speculating that the upcoming film could also be primarily based on the warfare between Shah Jahan’s son Aurangzeb and Dara Shukoh. There have additionally been speculations that Ranveer Singh will likely be enjoying Aurangzeb, and Kareena Kapoor Khan will likely be seen enjoying his sister and the primary girl of the Mughal Empire, Jahanara Begum.

Speaking  about comparisons with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historic trilogy, Johar instructed Movie Companion that the comparability may be very difficult however he hopes he can discover his personal voice.

Karan most just lately directed a brief movie as a part of the Netflix anthology Lust Stories.

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