The silence has been broken, and the passion project of Karan Johar Takht is expected to release in 2024. Catch exclusive details about the epic period film.
Takht, which is stated to be
Karan Johar’s passion project, is a magnum opus film with an ensemble cast featuring the amazing duo from Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani, Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt, with other insanely talented Vicky Kushal, powerhouse performer Bhumi Pednekar, rising star Janhvi Kapoor, and superstar Anil Kapoor.
The film is set against the backdrop of the Mughal era and weaves the story of Aurangzeb and Dara Shukoh and their enmity, which caused a power struggle for the throne. While numerous rumors were circulating about the film being shelved, the director himself cleared the air and assured the fans about the film’s release.
This post will give a rundown of details about Takht release date, including the star cast, plotline, budget, trailer, and much more.
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Takht Movie Overview
Historical Action Drama
Rotten Tomatoes Rating
Takht Release Date
Takht OTT Platform
Takht OTT Release Date
Sanchit Balhara (BG score composer)
Sumit Roy and Hussain Haidry
Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor, and Anil Kapoor
INR 480 crore
Takht Movie Release Date
Dharma Productions who is bankrolling this project shared the title of the movie along with the ensemble star cast on their Twitter handle on August 9, 2018, with the caption, – ’Karan Johar reclaims the director’s seat with a spectacular cast for #Takht’.
The film began its principal shooting and was slated for 2020 release; then the date was finalized as December 24, 2021. However, due to the pandemic, the shooting was delayed, and even after the lockdown was lifted, there was news regarding the Takht movie release date.
Well, the director himself has broken his silence on Takht’s release date and has assured the fans that the film will be back on track after the release of Rock Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahaani. Thus, we can expect a massive update on the Takht release date soon and expect the magnum opus film to release in 2024.
Takht Movie Star Cast
The ensemble cast of Takht movie is nothing to scoff at; Takht cast features the likes of Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhat; the duo was last seen in Karan Johar’s directorial return, Rocky aur Rani ki Prem Kahaani.
Ranveer Singh, who has done period films like
Padmaavat, and Bajirao Mastani, and was last seen in Rocky Aur Rani Kii Prem Kahani, is speculated to play Aurangzeb’s eldest brother, Dara Shukoh.
While Vicky Kaushal, who was last seen in
Zara Hatke Zara Bachke and is known for his roles in movies like Uri, Sardar Udham, and Raazi, is currently gearing up for the release of Sam Bahadur and is speculated to essay the role of Aurangzeb in the film.
Takht cast also features Alia Bhatt (
Brahmastra: Part One – Shiva), Kareena Kapoor ( Good Newwz), Bhumi Pednekar ( Badhaai Do), Janhvi Kapoor ( Bawaal), and Anil Kapoor ( The Night Manager) in pivotal roles in the film.
Here are the full details about Takht cast and crew members:
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Apart from the talented cast, the film is helmed by phenomenal director Karan Johar, known for directing blockbuster films like
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, My Name is Khan and Student of the Year. Furthermore, the film is bankrolled by his production house, Dharma Productions.
Takht Movie Storyline
In a recent interview,
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil‘s famed director, Karan Johar, spilled the beans about the premise of Takht movie, which is a family saga against the backdrop of the Mughal era. The plot will follow the story of Aurangzeb and Dara Shukoh, two brothers in a power struggle for the throne.
The magnanimous project will star Ranveer Singh as Dara Shukoh and Vicky Kaushal as Aurangzeb. Moreover, fans can expect the film to be packed with stunning visuals, nail-biting action sequences, and a rollercoaster of emotions as the two brothers fight for the succession of the throne.
Takht Movie Trailer
As of now, the trailer for KJO’s Takht has yet to be released, and although the wait for the official Takht release date is intense, we assure you that we will give you an update as soon as any information regarding this surfaces on the web.
Till then, you can watch the title announcement video of Takht, which premiered on February 1, 2020, and has since garnered over 2.8 million views on the platform. The comment section of the video was filled with positive comments, with many expressing their anticipation for the film’s release.
Presenting Takht by Karan Johar:
That was all about the much-hyped and much-anticipated film helmed by Karan Johar, Takht release date. The film is expected to pick up pace and release on the silver screen in 2024, or if the production ends early, fans can expect the film to release by the end of this year. Till then, stay tuned to
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