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Ranveer, Kareena, Alia to star in Karan Johar's next 'Takht'

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Filmmaker has announced his next directorial venture, "Takht", with Khan, and in lead roles.

The period drama also features Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor and veteran

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 wrote 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."

has written the screenplay for the film. and Roy have penned the dialogues.

The project, slated to release in 2020, is produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta.

The film is Dharma Productions' second ensemble cast period drama to be announced this year.

"Kalank" starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya and is already in production.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 11:05 IST
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