Kalank: Karan Johar shares glimpse of Abhishek Varman's epic period drama, starring Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan
Karan Johar shared a glimpse into his passion project Kalank, which he called a 'story of turbulent relationships and eternal love.' Helmed by Abhishek Varman, the epic period drama is going to be set in 1940s, around the hard times faced by India and Pakistan.
Kalank stars Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Varun Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha, Madhuri Dixit-Nene and Aditya Roy Kapur. In an Instagram post, Karan recollected how the film was actually conceptualised by his father, Yash, 15 years ago. It was the last film he worked on before he passed away.
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A film that was born in my heart and mind 15 years ago....a film I passionately believe in...the last film my father worked on before he left us....it was his dream to see this film come through....I couldn’t fulfil his dream then....my spirit was broken....but today his wish has found a relationship with celluloid....the story of turbulent relationships and eternal love has found a voice....the film has been woven,nurtured and visualised by ABHISHEK VARMAN....and the film Is KALANK! Set in the 40’s but it’s heart lives on.....TOMORROW the journey begins.....am excited ...anxious and emotional about this one...I do hope you join us on our path to undying love.....#KALANK
Alia and Varun recently announced that they had wrapped up the shooting for the multi-starrer. Kalank will be the duo's fourth film together. The film was initially supposed to feature Sridevi but she was replaced by Madhuri after the actress's untimely demise in Dubai last year.
Slated for a 19 April release, The film is being produced by Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta. It has been co-produced by Fox Star Studios.
Updated Date: Mar 07, 2019 15:50:53 IST