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Janhvi Kapoor elated with Dhadak’s success, adds being part of Takht a big deal for her

At the Dhadak success party in Mumbai, Janhvi Kapoor said she was ‘happy and flattered’ that her debut film had made over Rs 100 crores and it meant that lot of people had seen their film. On being part of Takht, she said she would be eternally grateful to Karan Johar for taking her in it.

bollywood Updated: Aug 10, 2018 15:15 IST
Indo Asian News Service, Mumbai
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Janhvi Kapoor stunned in an all-black ensemble at the Dhadak success party in Mumbai.(Viral Bhayani)

Janhvi Kapoor, who is basking in the success of her debut Hindi film Dhadak has said that being a part of multi-starrer historical magnus opus Takht is a big deal for her as she is just a newcomer in the industry.

Janhvi was interacting with the media at the success party of Dhadak along with the film’s director Shashank Khiatan, producer Karan Johar, co-star Ishaan Khatter and sister Khushi Kapoor on Thursday in Mumbai.

Asked about becoming a part of Karan’s upcoming magnum opus Takht, Janhvi said: “What can I say? I am still in shock. It hasn’t sunk in yet. It’s a big deal for me and I am so eternally grateful and feel so blessed that Karan (Johar) has allowed me to be part of this journey.

“I am so excited and hope to do a good job... I am just overwhelmed right now.”

Dhadak which is the official adaptation of Marathi film Sairat has managed to collect around Rs 106 crore worldwide at the box-office.

When asked how she felt about her debut film managing to touch such a staggering figure, late actor Sridevi’s daughter said: “I am very happy and flattered.

“I hope that more people go, watch and like the film. Achieving the Rs 100 crore mark at the box-office means that lot of people have watched our film and showered their love upon our characters and the story...”

Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter, producer Karan Johar and director Shashank Khiatan strike a pose. Also seen is Khushi Kapoor.

Sisters, Janhvi and Khushi, pose for the camera.

Director Shashank Khaitan is a happy man.

“I hope that we have affected people with our work so, I am very happy with the response that we have got so far. It is very special moment for us and it can’t get bigger than this.”

Takht will be an epic battle for the majestic Mughal throne. It will be a story of a family, ambition, greed, betrayal, love and succession. More importantly Takht will be about war and love.

Ishaan Khatter and Karan Johar at the Dhadak success party.

The period drama will have an ensemble star cast of Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kaushal and Bhumi Pednekar and Janhvi Kapoor.

The screenplay is by Sumit Roy and dialogues are written by Sumit Roy and Hussain Haidry.

It is being produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Apoorva Mehta and directed by Karan Johar. The film will release in 2020.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

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First Published: Aug 10, 2018 15:15 IST