Filmmaker Karan Johar with his team on Wednesday surprised everyone when they announced his long-awaited epic drama film ‘Kalank‘ with it’s poster, release date and the final cast. With almost six big stars in the film, ‘Kalank‘ proves to be Karan’s most grand film under his productions. The epic drama consists of large ensemble cast of Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Sonakshi Sinha, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt. Yes, these are the leading six big pillars of the trending talk of the town film ‘Kalank‘. Also, today i.e. on 18th April, the film goes on floor. The film is being helmed by Abhishek Varman and will be released next year 2019.
Speaking further, film ‘Kalank‘ will mark another collaboration of Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt after 21 long years on their last ‘Mahaanta‘ (1997). Some media report suggests that this is the same film which was earlier titled as ‘Shiddat‘. Apart from that, this will be the second time Sonakshi Sinha will be working under the Dharma Productions after ‘Ittefaq‘ (2017).
Additionally, the film also stars one of the most favourite onscreen couple Varun and Alia. There fans will be happy again to see them together after ‘Humpty…’ and ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhania‘ and ‘SOTY‘. As mentioned above, film ‘Kalank‘ is directed by Abhishek Varman who is the man himself behind popular super hit movie ‘2 States‘ (2014). The film has been released on 18th April 2014 and now ‘Kalank‘ commences its’ shooting exactly 4 years on 18th April 2018. Therefore, today when Alia starts new journey of ‘Kalank’ she along with Arjun Kapoor also completes four years of ‘2 States‘ with same director.
It’s #4YearsOf2States today and ironically our first day on a new journey by the same filmmaker! But some journeys will always be special cause it was new and scary.. but it was all love – 4 city’s, 3 people, 2 states – one love ♥️ @arjunk26 #AbhishekVarman
— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) April 18, 2018
Here’s the first poster of ‘Kalank’ with the names of full star cast :
Proud & excited to announce our EPIC DRAMA #KALANK
Releasing April 19th, 2019
Directed by Abhishek Varman
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) April 18, 2018
Well-known trade analyst and film critic Taran Adarsh on his Instagram account posted the official poster of the film and wrote,
“Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt… Here’s the official announcement of #Kalank… Abhishek Varman directs… A Fox Star Studios, Dharma Productions and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment collaboration… Story by Shibani Bathija.”
He then continues to inform us more about the film,
“More on #Kalank…
The film, which was planned 15 years ago by Karan and his dad Yash Johar, will finally be made in 2018…
Story is set in 1940s…
On 18 April 2014, #2States had released. On 18 April 2018, #Kalank begins its journey…
#Kalank to release on 19 April 2019.”
Coming back to the film ‘Kalank‘, as mentioned earlier, is a epic period drama film set in the 1940s era. As said by Taran, the film has been planned by the late father of Karan, Mr. Yash Johar which is finally been started after a long time. The pairing in the film might look like this below :
- Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt
- Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt
- Sonakshi Sinha and Aditya Roy Kapur
After the release of the poster along with star cast, filmmakers have made us just unstoppable to think about the film. Also, it must be noted that film ‘Kalank‘ will be releasing on 19th April 2019. With this, Sanjay Dutt will have two film piled up for 2019 release, ‘Kalank’ and ‘Panipat‘. As a matter of fact, ‘Panipat‘ is also a epic war film which also has Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon in lead roles.
Starring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles, film ‘Kalank‘ is produced under Dharma Productions. What makes film special is that along with Karan, it has also been produced jointly by Sajid Nadiadwala and Fox Star Studios. Directed by ‘2 States‘ fame Abhishek Varman, ‘Kalank‘ is scheduled to be released on 19th April 2019.
Stay tuned for more updates !