The team of Kalank recently released their first poster with showing Varun Dhawan as ‘Zafar’.
The film is a period piece directed by Abhishek Varman. Abhishek previously was assistant director in Jodhaa Akbar, My Name is Khan and Student of the Year. His first major directorial debut was in 2 States. Abhishek wrote and directed 2 States which was an adaptation of Chetan Bhagat’s novel of the same name, 2 States: The Story of My Marriage.
Kalank is set to be a period piece with the story revolving around the city of Delhi. The film is budgeted at over a hundred crores and it is jointly produced by Dharma and Nadiadwala Grandson. The film is set to release on April 2019.
Another Dharma film to be released soon, with Alia Bhatt also in the lead cast, is Brahmastra. Brahmastra is written by Ayan Mukerji and it is an epic trilogy. The first instalment also stars Ranbir Kapoor as the male lead. The logo of Brahmastra was revealed in a first of its kind style where a group of drones lined up in the sky and lit it up with the film’s name and logo.
Dharma Productions is also behind another epic tale called Kesari which stars Akshay Kumar as a Sikh soldier fighting the Battle of Saragarhi. Kesari is set to release on March 21, 2019. Kesari also stars Parineeti Chopra.