As soon as Vicky Kaushal completes Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship he commenced working for Takht helmed by Karan Johar. This is his first period also starring Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar.
Talking about the film Vicky told a tabloid that he will shortly start the workshops and reading sessions with the team of Takht. The actor was quoted as saying, “This is definitely off my bucket list since I have wanted to do a period drama. Karan Johar is helming the film. Then, there’s Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar – it’s a great ensemble. I am very excited to be a part of this project since I have never worked with any of them before besides Bhumi since she has done a cameo in Bhoot Part One: The Haunted Ship.”
The actor is quite excited to work in the multi-starrer period drama. “It is a completely different setup. We don’t know each other’s energies yet. It’s always fun when you collaborate with people and discover each other’s energy and play with it. I am very excited to get on with the table read and workshops and all of that which will be a fresh thing for all of us,”, he further added.
Set in the Mughal era Takht is a story of two warring brothers Aurangzeb and Dara Shikoh. Aurangzeb is reportedly played by Vicky Kaushal and elder brother Dara Shikoh may be played by Ranveer Singh.
As per the information Kareena Kapoor Khan will be seen as Aurangzeb’s sister and the first lady of the Mughal Empire, Jahanara Begum. Anil Kapoor will be reportedly starring as Shah Jahan.
Takht will go on the floor in March 2020 and is expected to release in December 2021.