Filmmaker Abhishek Varman, who helmed 2 States in the year 2014, will be back this year with a period drama Kalank. The film is Dharma Productions' collaboration with Fox Star Studios and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. It brings together an ensemble cast including Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, and Aditya Roy Kapur. The film also marks the return of Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit together after many years on the big screen. As Karan Johar introduced the world of Kalank on Wednesday by giving a glimpse of Varun and Alia.
Today, the first posters of Kalank will be unveiled today. Starting with Varun Dhawan, the actor is set to essay the role of ferocious Zafar. His love is matched only by his flamboyance and the grandeur of his world.
Following the #MenOfKalank trend, the makers introduced the next character Dev essayed by Aditya Roy Kapur. Karan wrote, "A virtuous heart with an uncorrupted mind. Presenting Dev Chaudhry."
The makers have introduced the third character Balraj Chaudhry aka the man with an iron fist. His word is the law in this larger-than-life world. Sanjay Dutt is back with yet another interesting character in the film set in the 1940s.
Karan gave a peek into the world of Kalank and it looks mesmerizing. “A film that was born in my heart and mind 15 years ago….a film I passionately believe in…the last film my father worked on before he left us….it was his dream to see this film come through….I couldn’t fulfil his dream then….my spirit was broken….but today his wish has found a relationship with celluloid….the story of turbulent relationships and eternal love has found a voice….the film has been woven,nurtured and visualised by ABHISHEK VARMAN….and the film Is KALANK! Set in the 40’s but it’s heart lives on…..TOMORROW the journey begins…..am excited …anxious and emotional about this one…I do hope you join us on our path to undying love…..#KALANK,” he wrote alongside the divine photo.
Kalank is set for April 16 release.