Kalank Trailer: 10 things you need to know about Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan starrer

First Published 11, Mar 2019, 6:15 PM IST

An emotional project for filmmaker Karan Johar, the movie stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in lead roles. Kalank was the last film worked on by his father, Dharma Productions helmer, late Yash Johar.

An emotional project for filmmaker Karan Johar, the movie stars Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan in lead roles. Kalank was the last film worked on by his father, Dharma Productions helmer, late Yash Johar.

Veteran film critic Taran Adarsh shared a few glimpses from the movie that is set in the 1940s.

Veteran film critic Taran Adarsh shared a few glimpses from the movie that is set in the 1940s.

The images shared by Adarsh hint at gorgeous pre-Independence architecture and vibe in India.

The images shared by Adarsh hint at gorgeous pre-Independence architecture and vibe in India.

The film was originally supposed to star Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt but was shelved after pre-production.  Dixit was casted again in the new take on Kalank.

The film was originally supposed to star Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt but was shelved after pre-production. Dixit was casted again in the new take on Kalank.

This is Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan's fourth film together.

This is Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan's fourth film together.

Not much is known about the characters yet but Madhuri Dixit will be playing Bahaar Begum. The first look poster is giving us major Chandramukhi from Devdas vibes.

Not much is known about the characters yet but Madhuri Dixit will be playing Bahaar Begum. The first look poster is giving us major Chandramukhi from Devdas vibes.

Sonakshi Sinha will be seen as Satya Chaudhry, in her usual Indie avatar.

Sonakshi Sinha will be seen as Satya Chaudhry, in her usual Indie avatar.

Alia Bhatt will be seen as Roop, a role that was originally supposed to be played by Madhuri Dixit, 15 years ago.

Alia Bhatt will be seen as Roop, a role that was originally supposed to be played by Madhuri Dixit, 15 years ago.

Another choice from the original casting from 15 years ago,  Sanjay Dutt will be seen as Balraj Chaudhry.

Another choice from the original casting from 15 years ago, Sanjay Dutt will be seen as Balraj Chaudhry.

Aditya Roy Kapoor portrays Dev Chaudhry.

Aditya Roy Kapoor portrays Dev Chaudhry.

Finally, Varun Dhawan snags the lead role as Zafar. The movie is set to release on April 19 this year.

Finally, Varun Dhawan snags the lead role as Zafar. The movie is set to release on April 19 this year.

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