7 incredible facts about TAKHT
Dharma productions latest TAKHT (throne) has been announced and the world is already excited. Why not,?!!, the movie which marks the return of the celebrated Bollywood filmmaker, producer, television personality - Karan Johar back to the thing which he loves the most – making films after 2016’s casting coup AE DIL HAI MUSHKIL that brought Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan (in a cameo) together. The announcement of TAKHT brings in seven incredible facts, that remarkably serve as a game changer for Karan Johar and his banner Dharma Productions.
(courtesy Karan Johar’s twitter handle)
Karan Johar to helm a period saga
The filmmaker who is known for his magic touch in romance, coming of age sagas and relationship stories takes a paradigm shift and is geared up to what he calls it “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….”. Karan Johar is entering in the zone of MUGHAL E AZAM, JODHA AKBAR & PADMAAAVAT. Needless to add, the world will be waiting with bated breath. TAKHT stars Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Anil Kapoor in the lead.
BAAHUBALI and BAAHUBALI 2 poster (file images, combined for illustration)
After distributing the historic BAAHUBALI series, Dharma to produce a period epic
S. S. Rajamouli’s spectacular epic fantasy BAAHUBALI series not just wrote history, they established a new benchmark in modern Indian cinema; Dharma is elated to be part of the history by distributing BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING in 2015 that laid the foundation for the swashbuckling history BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION in 2017. The series starred Prabhas, Rana Daggubati, Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Sathyaraj, Ramya Krishnan and Nassar.
Ranveer Singh in BAJIRAO MASTANI and PADMAVAAT (file images, combined for illustration)
Ranveer Singh’s debut in Dharma Productions
Bollywood quotient of high energy and incredible versatility Ranveer Singh who has excelled in period dramas like BAJIRAO MASTANI and PADMAAVAT now will feature in a period drama made under Dharma, it will be quite interesting to see what character Ranveer Singh plays in this period love saga to be helmed by Karan Johar.
Anil Kapoor in BULANDI ((file image, used for illustration)
Anil Kapoor’s debut in Dharma Productions
If Ranveer Singh is a quotient of high energy and incredible versatility in today’s times, Anil Kapoor is that old version of the same which refuses to grow old. The incredible Anil Kapoor will be debuting in Dharma Productions and that too in a period drama involving Mughal’s… our pulse rate gets higher.
(courtesy Karan Johar’s twitter handle)
Recognition for writers!!
This gesture is overwhelming and more so if it comes from a producer. Karan Johar in his tweet that announced TAKHT gave due credit to writers in a special tweet.
Sumit Roy and Hussain Haidry (file image combined for illustration)
New age writers in a period Mughal drama!!
The world of Karan Johar’s TAKHT gets more and more interesting with this astonishing fact, the screenplay is helmed by Sumit Roy (the movie ZUBAAN and tv series SUMIT SAMBHAL LEGA, CHANDRAGUPTA MAURYA) and the dialogues are by Hussain Haidry (written lyrics for GURGAON, QARIB QARIB SINGLE and MUKKABAAZ)
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Changing the game with three period dramas, one super hero
An epic love story based in Mughal era – TAKTH, A period war drama KESARI starring Akshay Kumar, a multi starrer period drama KALANK that brings the dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dixit back along with Sanju baba with Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur and the superhero BRAHMASTRA starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. Dharma is on a roll with these mega projects and the announcement of TAKTH underlines the game changing phase of Dharma with bold and the world is RAAZI.