Actor Anil Kapoor will, for the first time, be seen in a period drama with Karan Johar’s "Takht". In a career spanning almost four decades he has experimented with most genres possible.
The film stars Anil Kapoor as Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor in key roles.
According to reports, Aurangzeb's role will be played by Vicky Kaushal, while Ranveer Singh will portray Aurangzeb’s elder brother Dara.
The story revolves around the enmity between the brothers over who will succeed to the throne.
Anil Kapoor is really excited about being a part of the film as he has never done a film on such an “epic scale” before.
According to him, filmmakers like Karan Johar who do their homework make actors’ job easy and also praised him for putting a lot of effort into perfecting the script.