Indian filmmaker, producer and television personality, Karan Johar is returning to direction after a hiatus of two years. He will shoot historical epic “Throne” (“Takht”).
Describing the plot, Johar tweeted: “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 & of succession… TAKHT is about WAR for LOVE….”
The film has an A-list cast. It includes Ranveer Singh (“Padmaavat”), Kareena KapoorKhan (“Veere Di Wedding”), Alia Bhatt (“Raazi”), Vicky Kaushal (“Sanju”), Bhumi Pednekar (“Toilet – Ek Prem Katha”), Janhvi Kapoor (“Dhadak”) and Anil Kapoor (“Race 3”).
Johar’s Dharma Productions will produce the film. The company had two recent back-to-back hits with “Raazi” and “Dhadak.” Dharma’s upcoming slate includes: “Drive,” the Bollywood adaptation of the 2011 Hollywood film; war drama “Kesari,” starring Akshay Kumar; period drama “Kalank,” starring Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan and Sanjay Dutt; “Student Of The Year 2,” starring Tiger Shroff, family drama “Good News,” starring Akshat Kumar and Kareena Kapoor Khan; and superhero film “Brahmastra,” starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.