MUMBAI. Filmmaker -producer Karan Johar is all set to return to the silver screen with his upcoming project, “Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahani”, starring actors Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt.
On the occasion of Ranveer's birthday on Tuesday, Karan took to Instagram and shared the news.
“Thrilled to get behind the lens with my favorite people in front of it. Presenting “Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahani”, headlines by none other than Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy”, he wrote.
The film cast also includes Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, and Shabana Azmi in pivotal roles. The movie will get an official release in 2022.
Alia and Ranveer also shared the same news on their respective Instagram handle. Alia wrote” An exceptional love story with my favorite people”.
The Birthday boy Ranveer wrote “A special announcement on my special day! Presenting -Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahani along with my dazzling supernova Alia Bhatt, directed by the genre himself, kaleidoscopic visionary Karan Johar, and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy. Coming to charm you in 2022”.
Karan's last directorial venture for the big screens was “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” in 2016, starring Anushka Sharma, Fawad Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Apart from “Rocky Aur Rani ki Prem Kahani”, Karan is also working on “Takht”. He will be producing Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer “Sooryavanshi”, along with Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt's “Brahmastra”.