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Actor Ranveer Singh is Excited to Work with Karan Johar

Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the role of Dara Shikoh in the film

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Ranveer Singh is excited to work in Karan Johar’s historical drama “Takht”, and says he leapt at the opportunity of collaborating with the filmmaker.

Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the role of Dara Shikoh in the film.

“I’m very excited to be working with Karan Johar for the first time. We’ve been wanting to collaborate for a long time and it’s finally happening and it’s happening in the best and biggest way possible,” Ranveer told IANS.

“Takht’ is an amazing story. I leaped at this opportunity to play Dara Shikoh who is one of the most fascinating characters that I’ve ever come across. A hero in the truest sense,” he added.

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“Takht” will tell the story about a family, ambition, greed, betrayal, love and succession. It is being produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta, for release in 2020.

It also features Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor,Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal and late veteran actress Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor.

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“Karan Johar has put together a stellar cast and a technical crew. I’m very very excited to be collaborating with these accomplished individuals,” added the “Padmaavat” star. (IANS)

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Netflix inks Multi-year Exclusive Deal with Karan Johar for New Series, Films

“Our vision is to create differentiated stories across diverse genres and we can’t wait to craft and usher many more remarkable series and films into the world with Netflix."

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Streaming giant Netflix has inked a multi-year exclusive deal with filmmaker Karan Johar’s digital content company Dharmatic Entertainment to create a broad range of new fiction and non-fiction series and films for Netflix members.

“I’m super excited about the projects we already have in development and the limitless possibilities ahead. To create universal stories from India that the world discovers is an incredible and unprecedented opportunity,” Johar said on Wednesday.

Netflix and Johar first worked together in 2018 for “Lust Stories”. He is also involved on two upcoming Netflix films — as a director on “Ghost Stories” and “Guilty” produced by Dharmatic Entertainment.

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“Johar and Dharmatic Entertainment will have all the creative freedom and support they need to create pioneering dramas and unscripted series — as well as films — for our members all over the world,” said Bela Bajaria, Vice President, International Originals, Netflix.

“We’re excited about the immense storytelling possibilities ahead. With Netflix as the new storytelling home for Dharmatic Entertainment, I have the highest hopes for what we can do together,” said Apoorva Mehta, CEO, Dharma Productions.

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“Our vision is to create differentiated stories across diverse genres and we can’t wait to craft and usher many more remarkable series and films into the world with Netflix.” (IANS)