Filmmaker Karan Johar has clarified that he has not shelved his period drama Takht as it is a ‘piece of (his) heart’ and also explained why the project had to be delayed. Calling it his ‘passion project’, he said that he can’t let the project get away. Karan also compared it with his 2001 film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.
Karan Johar had announced Takht in August 2019, and in February 2020 he had said that the film would go on floors in March. However, the film’s production halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Recently, a few reports said the film was shelved.
In an interview with Film Companion, Karan said, “No, I am going to make that movie right after Rocky Aur Rani. I can’t let that get away. That film is a piece of my heart. It’s got two and a half years of my prep work on it. Wi were rearing to go. I still remember we were starting on April 24 when the pandemic hit us in March. The film was so vast, voluminous and on a large scale, that on a daily basis, it needed a thousand…