Janhvi Kapoor was launched by Karan Johar in ‘Dhadak’ along with Ishaan Khatter. The movie was an adaptation of blockbuster Marathi film ‘Sairat’ (2016). Janhvi and Ishaan’s performances were highly appreciated by their fans. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, the movie minted Rs 72 crore at the box office. The starlet has bagged yet another film with KJo and in an interview, Janhvi gives the reason behind working with Karan.
Just a few days back, Karan Johar’s announced his next directorial ‘Takht’ that include stars like Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Anil Kapoor and also Janhvi Kapoor. In an interview to Mid Day, Janhvi expressed her happiness to be part of KJo’s directorial. The overwhelmed actress said, “It’s overwhelming. I still pinch myself to believe this. I am so excited and happy to start the shoot and work on that film. But, I am constantly thinking about it, and sharing the screen space with these actors, they are so gifted. And I have looked up to them.”
She further said, “I wouldn’t have been more happy to be directed by Karan (Johar). What excites me the most is that he has so much knowledge. To even be on the set with him is fortunate. So, I am really excited.”
Talking about ‘Takht’, it is an epic drama of two brothers of the Mughal dynasty. As per reports, Vicky Kaushal will play Ranveer Singh’s brother, Aurangzeb, while Kareena will be in the role of Ranveer Singh’s on-screen sister Jahanara Begum. Ranveer Singh will be seen in the role of Dara Shukoh and Alia will be his love interest in the movie.