Karan Johar said: “After the release of Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003, I shared the story of Kalank with my father”
Watch the teaser of Kalank:
Kalank is the story of “eternal love” and the film features Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha. Kalank will open in cinemas on April 17.
- “Kalank is beyond commerce,” said Karan Johar
- Karan Johar said it was his father’s dream to make Kalank
- The teaser of Kalank released today while the film opens on April 17
We got the first glimpse of upcoming filmKalank today and at an event to launch the film’s teaser Karan Johar told reporters that with the release of Kalank he will fulfil his late father Yash Johar’s dream, reported news agency IANS. “Though all our films special for us, I would say, Kalank is beyond its box office (collection) and beyond its commerce, because it was my father’s dream that has got fulfilled with the release of the film,” he said. Karan Johar revealed that he had discussed the story of Kalank with his father in 2003. “After the release of Kal Ho Naa Ho in 2003, I shared the story of Kalank with my father. Since my father had knowledge about the subject… it became his dream to make the film,” Karan Johar said at the event.
Yash Johar died of chest infection in June 2004. “I was very emotional after his demise and though I prepared myself, I finally couldn’t go on floors to shoot the film. I kept telling the story to everyone, insiders of the Dharma Productions’ family. Finally, when I shared the story with Abhishek (director Abhishek Verman), I felt that if he helms the film, the story will be in good hands,” Karan added.
Madhuri Dixit found it ‘tough’ to replace Sridevi in ‘Kalank’
MUMBAI: Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene says it was tough and emotional for her to play a role which was to be originally essayed by Sridevi in ‘Kalank‘. Dixit said she missed the late actress while shooting for the Karan Johar movie.
Madhuri plays Bahaar Begum in Karan Johar‘s multi-starrer production ‘Kalank’. After Sridevi’s demise last year, the role was offered to Madhuri.
Before sharing the character posters from Kalank, Karan Johar posted this on Instagram: