Filmmaker Karan Johar will be directing Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. This is going to be KJo’s return behind the camera wearing director’s hat after Ae Dil Hai Mushkil which released five years ago.
Karan announced the news with a heartwarming video which takes us through his directorial journey. Speaking about getting back to the director’s chair he says. “This is the beginning of a new journey & my way back home – all at once. It’s time to go back to my favourite place; it’s time to create some eternal love stories from behind the lens. A very special story, truly immersed in the roots of love and family,” he wrote along with the video.
The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles. The film’s cast also includes Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan, and Shabana Azmi in important roles. Jaya will be seen playing the role of Ranveer’s grandmother whereas Dharmendra and Shabana play Alia’s grandparents.
Announcing the cast KJo wrote, “Thrilled to get behind the lens with my favourite people in front of it! Presenting Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, headlined by none other than Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan & Sumit Roy.”