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Karan Johar announces his next featuring Deepika, Siddhant & Ananya

Karan Johar

By: Mohnish Singh

Filmmaker Karan Johar has announced his next production venture, which will be directed by successful director Shakun Batra. Shakun has previously helmed Ek Main Aur Ek Tu (2012) and Kapoor & Sons (2016) for Dharma Productions. Apart from calling the shots, he will also co-produce the project along with KJo.

 

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The untitled relationship drama will star Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday in central characters. While Deepika and Ananya are set to collaborate with Dharma Productions for the second time, breakout star Siddhant is teaming up with the premier banner for the first time.

 

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Announcing the project on Twitter, Karan Johar wrote, “He (Shakun Batra) is back with another dose of life and love! Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday in Shakun Batra’s next relationship drama, releasing on February 12, 2021! Can’t wait to see this magic unfold.”

Talking further about the project, KJo said in a statement, “Shakun has directed one of the most acclaimed films of Dharma Productions — Kapoor & Sons. With this movie, he also turns producer with us. His upcoming directorial is an intriguing relationship drama, which will release on Valentine’s Day 2021. I am proud and excited about Shakun’s vision as a versatile filmmaker.”

 

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Shakun Batra, who returns to direction after three years, added, “I have had a wonderful journey with Karan and his production house for almost a decade now, and I can’t wait to get back into the director’s chair for my next. It’s a relationship drama where the characters find themselves stuck in a morally ambiguous zone.”

The yet to be titled project is set to mount the shooting floor early next year. It will hit the marquee on February 12, 2021.

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