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Release date of 'Kalank' starring Varun-Alia, Sanjay-Madhuri announced
Mumbai: After a long gap of 15 years, finally the star-cast and release date of Karan Johar's highly ambitious production venture 'Kalank' have been finalised.
The film will mark the union of Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Alia Bhatt and Sonakshi Sinha for the first time ever.
Announcing the release date of the flick, the producer confirmed that the epic drama, which is based in 1940s, is scheduled to hit theatres on April 19, 2019 and will be directed by Abhishek Varman.
"Proud and excited to announce our epic drama 'Kalank'. Releasing on April 19, 2019, directed by Abhishek Varman starring Madhuri Dixit, Sonakshi Sinha, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sanjay Dutt," Karan tweeted.
The film will be produced by Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala, Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta. It has been co-produced by Fox Star Studios.
Sonakshi and Varun are equally excited for the project.
Varun, who is receiving positive reviews for his role in recent release 'October', says he is excited 'teaming up with the best'.
"#KALANK is a film KAran wanted to direct 15 years ago. Now 15 years later that dream will be realised. Feel honoured that I can be a part of this huge ensemble and Karan’s dream film directed by #Abhishek. happy to do my 3rd film with #SajidNadiadwala and thankful for the support," he tweeted.
"Proud to announce my next 'Kalank' - an epic drama with an epic team directed by the very capable Abhishek Varman," tweeted Sonakshi.
Alia said she is "so excited to be working with these phenomenal beautiful actors".
According to film analyst Taran Adarsh, 'Kalank' was planned 15 years ago by Karan and his father Yash Johar.
"The film, which was planned 15 years ago by Karan and his dad Yash Johar, will finally be made in 2018. Story is set in 1940s," he tweeted.