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‘Kalank’: Karan Johar wanted to cast Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Kajol?


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Karan Johar‘s ‘Kalank’ is one of the most anticipated movies of the year. The epic drama has a stellar ensemble cast including Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha, and Alia Bhatt. Yesterday, Karan took to his social media handle to release the first look of the characters of the male leads. But did you know that Karan Johar earlier wanted to cast Shah Rukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn and Kajol in this partition drama?

A couple of days back, Karan Johar took to his social media to share the first look from ‘Kalank’ with an emotional post saying the film was his father Yash Johar’s dream. With this movie, his ‘wish has found a relationship with celluloid’. Here’s his full post.

As per a report, it was Karan’s dream to cast SRK, Rani Mukerji, Ajay Devgn, and Kajol in ‘Kalank’ but his dream remained a dream. Also, there was a report that KJo wanted to cast Ranbir Kapoor too. The role of Madhuri Dixit was supposed to be played by Sridevi but due to her sudden demise, the former was offered the role.

‘Kalank’ is set against the backdrop of the 40s and is directed by Abhishek Varman. The movie is slated to release on April 19.

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