This morning fans were in for a huge surprise as Karan Johar took to Twitter to announce his next big film. Titled Kalank, the film will be an epic drama with an epic star cast consisting of Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt , Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Aditya Roy Kapur. Incidently, this film will bring the 90s popular on-screen pair, Madhuri and Sanjay together on the big screen after 25 whole years. The Dharma Productions' film will be directed by Abhishek Varman, who has previously directed Alia and Varun in Badrinath Ki Dulhania.
Sridevi was going to be cast in the film, before her untimely demise, and she’s now replaced by Madhuri Dixit. A few months ago, Sridevi’s daughter Jhanvi took to Instagram to thank Madhuri for filling in the role that was so close to her heart. According to Indian film critic Taran Adarsh, Yash Johar and Karan Johar had planned this film 15 years ago, and after all these years it’s finally being made.
Check out what the super excited stars had to say about the film:
The film is set to release on April 19th next year and honestly, we can’t wait!