Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani: Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, Shabana Azmi join the cast of Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt starrer
On the occasion of Ranveer Singh‘s birthday (July 6), Karan Johar announced his next directorial Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. The film will see Ranveer reuniting with his Gully Boy co-star Alia Bhatt. And adding more star power to the film, the makers confirmed that legendary actors Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Shabana Azmi are also part of this unique love story. Ranveer said that he is honoured to share the screen space with these veteran actors.
Sharing his excitement, Ranveer tweeted, “Honoured to share the screen with these legends of Hindi cinema- Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan & Shabana Azmi! #RockyAurRaniKiPremKahani #RRKPK(sic).” Alongside the announcement, the birthday boy also posted a video, wherein he (as Rocky) introduces Dharmendra and Jaya as his family and Alia (as Rani) introduces Shabana as her family.
— Ranveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) July 6, 2021
Whereas, Alia too posted the same video and introducing her on-screen family she wrote, “Meet the parivaar❤️Legendary, evergreen and inspirational! Meet the rest of the pillars of this kahaani – Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan & Shabana Azmi! #RockyAurRaniKiPremKahani #RRKPK(sic).
Karan Johar is also pumped up about getting a chance to direct to three iconic actors. “Meet the legendary stars of Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. We are all thrilled to work with these veteran legends and I cannot wait to be on set with them!(sic),” KJo wrote.
Written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy, Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani will release in 2022.