Yes, almost fifteen years ago Karan Johar and his father Yash Johar thought of a story and dreamt of brining it out on the big screen and today it’s finally come alive! The makers of Kalank teased the audience with a short teaser of this much awaited film.
The film is an epic drama with an equally epic cast! Kalank’ s ensemble cast includes Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film will be directed by director Abhishek Varman who earlier directed Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in 2 States. Kalank is set in the 1940s.
Earlier Karan had said that Kalank has been an emotional journey for him. He said, “A germ of an idea that I had nearly 15 years ago a film that was in a pre-production stage helmed by my father, am now proud to Pass it onto the extremely capable and visionary hands of our director Abhishek Varman!”
The story of Kalank has been written by Shibani Bathija. All the actors of Kalank, who seem to be very excited about the film have been posting surreal images from the film on their social media. “Feel honored that I can be a part of this huge ensemble and Karan’s dream film directed by #Abhishek. happy to do my 3rd film with #SajidNadiadwala and thankful for the support,” Varun wrote on his social. Varun looks unbelievablygood in the teaser, an avatar we’ve never seen ever before.
This is also the first time Sonakshi and Siddharth Roy Kapoor will be sharing screen space. Varun and Alia, have earlier acted together in Karan’s Student of The Year 2 beside their other films such as Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. While Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit will be seen together after a gap of almost 25 years!
Most of the film has been shot in a humongous set that was constructed in one of the studios in Mumbai.Everything from the costumes, make up, sets, lighting etc. looks spectacular! Each and every one of the seem to have delved right into their characters.
Directed by Abhishek Varman, of 2 States fame, Kalank is jointly produced by Fox Star Studios, Dharma Productions and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. Kalank releases on 19 April, 2019.