Vicky Kaushal Is All Set To Play Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb In Karan Johar's Multi-starrer "Thakt"

Priyansh Ha |Jun 14, 2019

Vicky Kaushal will be seen opposite Ranveer Singh in the fierce battle for the majestic throne.

After doing wonders with his latest films Raazi and Uri: The Surgical Strike, actor Vicky Kaushal will be next seen playing the role of Mughal Emperor Akbar in Karan Johar’s period-drama Takht.

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Vicky Kaushal will be next seen in Karan Johar’s period-drama "Takht".

He Will Takes A Villian Role In The Film

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Vicky Kaushal and Ranveer Singh will be seen opposite each other in the battle for the throne.

This will be an ambitious project of the filmmaker as it will feature a multi-star cast including Ranveer Singh, Vicky Kaushal, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, and Anil Kapoor.

The movie revolves around the battle of Shahjahan’s sons Dara Shikoh (Ranveer Singh) and Aurangzeb (Vicky Kaushal) who fight each other for the majestic throne. Eventually, the younger brother who is the villain one is able to beat his brother and become the sixth emperor of Mughal.

A Story Of Love, Lust, Betrayal, And Violence

With impressive visual effect, Takht is expected to depict the stunning beauty of the Mughal Era. The movie will also set on the theme of love, lust, betrayal, and violence.

While Alia Bhatt will be seen as Ranveer Singh’s lover, Kareena Kapoor Khan will play the role of Ranveer & Vicky’s sister, Shahjahan’s eldest daughter. In addition to that, the veteran actor Anil Kapoor will portray the role of the fifth Mughal emperor  Shahjahan.

Bhumi Pednekar’s character is the first wife of Aurangzeb and Janhvi Kapoor will have a small part in the film as a slave.

This will be the second time Vicky and Bhumi teaming up together on screen after the horror series BHOOT: Part One: The Haunted Ship.

According to Karan Johar, the shoot of Takht will start in the middle of the year while the release date is expected to be on Diwali 2020.


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