The Karan Johar film, under the Dharma Production Takht will see an ensemble of Bollywood celebrities, including Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor.
The film has been described a historical on the Mughal dynasty and based on two brothers - Singh and Kaushal will be seen playing the two brothers. "A story of a family, of ambition, of greed, of betrayal, of love and of succession.Takht is about war of love". Taking to Twitter, the film director wrote, "I am so excited and honoured to announce the lead cast of #TAKHT". Takht is the war for love. So so so so excited to be a part of this historical magnum opus! He mentions that Sumit Roy has written the screenplay and Hussain Haidry and Sumit Roy have jointly written the dialogues. And thanks to @NotSoSnob for bringing these talents to us at @DharmaMovies! WRITERS are the heartbeat and soul of a film! The filmmaker took to social media to make the revelation. Alia, who made her Hindidebut with Karan Johar's Student Of The Year in 2012, tweeted: "Back where I began, to my roots". Johar is directing the project and also co-producing it with Apoorva Mehta. The cast of this magnum opus includes names like...get ready for it... He had last directed a short film for Netflix's anthology, Lust Stories.