Karan Johar shelves ‘Takht’ with ensemble cast including Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh: Reports

Updated on Jul 17, 2021 11:12 PM IST  |  377.1K
   
Karan Johar shelves ‘Takht’ with ensemble cast including Kareena Kapoor, Ranveer Singh: Reports
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Karan Johar’s dream project ‘Takht’ was among the most talked-about projects. The film was to have an ensemble cast including Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor, and Vicky Kaushal. However, Takht has reportedly been called off for several reasons after a long wait. The movie was based on the history of the Mughals in India. It has been reported that Karan Johar has decided to shelve Takht and instead focus on doing a light-hearted romantic family flick. 

A source close to Filmfare informed, “Takht made no sense in the present context. It was meant to be an expensive historical costume drama, a collaboration between Karan Johar’s Dharma Production and Fox-Star. But Fox-star folded up and its replacement has been re-examining its long-standing relationship with Dharma Productions. Also, it was based on rather controversial Moghul history.” 

Since the movie is off the table, KJo will focus on his next film Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani. The rom-com features Alia and Ranveer in the lead. Apart from the duo, the movie will also showcase Jaya Bachchan, Dharmendra, and Shabana Azmi in pivotal roles. Recently, Karan took to his social media to announce the film and wrote, “Thrilled to get behind the lens with my favourite people in front of it! Presenting Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, headlined by none other than Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan & Sumit Roy. This anokhi kahani is coming to your screens in 2022! #RockyAurRaniKiPremKahani #RRKPK.”

Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Jaya Bachchan joins Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in Karan Johar’s next directorial

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Comments
Anonymous : Karan Jokar needs financials for Takth but no one came forward even though he thinks he is most famous person of gutterwood. So he discarded his Takth plan. Now low budget film on love story is his idea. Public is here to Bycott Ganjeriwood any film
REPLY 8 1 month ago
Anonymous : KJo needs to dump Alia
REPLY 5 1 month ago
Anonymous : Ranveer Alia Flop Combo. Who will go to see these stale faces.
REPLY 6 1 month ago
Anonymous : He is in financial trouble. His investors are pulling out. They don't to face losses
REPLY 13 2 months ago
Anonymous : hehehe ,KJO is MAFIA
REPLY 7 2 months ago
Anonymous : hehehe
REPLY 7 2 months ago
Anonymous : Whatever you make will be a flop for sure, so spare yourself the agony!
REPLY 15 2 months ago
Anonymous : After Kalank, good decision. this too would have been a flop.
REPLY 19 2 months ago
Anonymous : Eeeekkksss please that is no replacement and at least now u have a new fleece so don’t just stick to the creepy Alia... take just anyone else
REPLY 9 2 months ago
Anonymous : I hope his new project Rocky aur Rani is also shelved.
REPLY 19 2 months ago
Anonymous : It was a bad idea anyway and sounded like an overstuffed borefest.
REPLY 20 2 months ago
Anonymous : Thank god, one less crap movie off the table.
REPLY 30 2 months ago
Anonymous : Everyone saw this coming. KjO needs to stick to rom coms
REPLY 18 2 months ago
Anonymous : Hahaha
REPLY 10 2 months ago
Anonymous : Harshvardhan Rane best for this movie
REPLY 10 2 months ago