Film director, producer, and screenwriter Karan Johar are making a historical drama action film for the first time, in which many big actors of Bollywood Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, and Vicky Kaushal are acting together.
This upcoming film Takht will show the conspiracy and fight between Aurangzeb and Dara Shukoh to become the king during the Mughal Empire.
Karan announced the film in August 2019 and its shooting started on 24 April 2020 but was stopped after some time. Karan Johar said that –“ Karan Johar said, “We were starting our shoot on 24th April, for that, we were supposed to set up in March, which we had to completely stop because we realized that things were going full throttle and we had to At that time there was a need to control every kind of situation. It was a matter of time, so we had to stop building all our sets. Our first schedule was on 24th April, we were shooting with Vicky and Bhumi and then Ranveer was joining Anil Kapoor and Kareena and Janhvi on 1st May. May and June”
Karan further said that–“Our two major locations for Takht internationally were Italy and Spain. We had a palace in Florence that we were shooting in, which had beautiful Mughal architecture, and we were shooting in that palace for about 25 days. And then we were shooting in Bari in Italy and we were shooting in Seville, we did recce for two years, pre-production on Takht has been going on for two and a half years.
Now in 2023, Karan is going to resume shooting this 250 crores big-budget film after the release of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani and Takht will be shot in many old palaces in Italy, Spain, and India.
Takht Star Cast
:- Vicky Kaushal is playing the character of Aurangzeb. Aurangzeb was the sixth Mughal emperor to rule India and his reign lasted from 1658 to 1707.
:- Ranveer Singh is playing the character of Dara Shukoh. Dara was Aurangzeb’s elder brother and they didn’t get along at all.
:- Alia Bhatt is playing the character of Dilras Banu Begum. Dilras Banu was Aurangzeb’s wife and was very kind even after being the wife of such a cruel king.
:- Janhvi Kapoor is playing the character of Nadira Banu Begum. Nadira Banu was the wife of Dara Shukoh and she also died in grief a few months after her husband’s death.
:- Anil Kapoor is playing the character of Shah Jahan. Aurangzeb and Dara Shukoh were one of his children and Shah Jahan is still remembered for building the Taj Mahal.
:- Kareena Kapoor is playing the character of Jahanara Begum. Jahanara was the eldest daughter of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz.
:- Bhumi Pednekar is playing the character of Roshanara Begum. Roshanara was a great poet and the third daughter of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz.
:- Himanshu Jayakar is playing the character of Shivam.
:- Md Rehan Raza will also be seen in an important role.
As of now, the cast details of the film are yet to come and soon the makers will share information about the other actors.
Release Date Theater & OTT
Takht is currently under production and according to Karan Johar will be ready to hit the theaters by 2024. If we talk about the ott platform then the digital rights of the film are yet to be bought through online streaming services.
Directed by Karan Johar, the screenplay is written by Sumit Roy and the dialogues are written by Hussain Hydari. Kaisar Baksh, Hiroo Johar, and Apoorva Mehta producing this film together under the banner of Dharma Production and Mitesh Mirchandani is handling the Cinematography. Akshay Maru & Hemanti Sarkar are film editors and Sanchit Balhara is composing the music.
Takht Teaser, Trailer & Poster
Karan shared the first poster of the film in August 2018, in which a very nice traditional design and many small horses are seen in black. There is still time for the teaser and trailer to come and the first promo may come in early 2024.
Q. Who is the director of Takht?
A. Karan Johar is directing this film.
Q. When will Takht release?
A. Takht may release in theaters by 2024 and the film is currently under production.
Q. what is the budget of Takht film?
A. The budget of Takht is around 250 crores.