When asked about her reaction on being part of the film, the "Dhadak" actor told reporters, "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".
Sharing the plot of the film, the 46-year-old director had written on Twitter,"'Takht' is an incredible story embedded in history. An epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne. A story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of love and of succession."
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.
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