BY ANUJ RADIA

Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt starrer Shiddat has been in the news for quite some time now. Most recently,  The film captured our attention for its amazing ensemble cast which also includes Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit, Aditya Roy Kapur and Sonakshi Sinha in pivotal roles.

Recently, producer Karan Johar confirmed that the title of the film is not Shiddat.

He tweeted, “Some clarifications!!! Yes…we are honoured and humbled to have @MadhuriDixit on board for @abhivarman ‘s next! NO the film is NOT titled SHIDHAT! Yes the film will Commence shoot in mid April! The films final cast and credits will be announced soon!” [sic]

A leading daily exclusively presented the new title of this period partition drama. As per reliable sources from the publication, the film is now apparently called Kalank.

This venture marks the fourth collaboration between Alia and Varun after Student of the Year, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and Badrinath Ki Dulhania. Interestingly, all the films were produced by filmmaker Karan Johar.

The film will be directed Abhishek Verman, who previously helmed Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor starrer 2 States.

Apart from Varun and Alia, the fans are also eagerly waiting to watch the crackling chemistry between Sanjay Dutt and Madhuri Dixit, who had entertained us in films like Saajan, Khalnayak, Thanedaar and many others.

On the work front, Varun has two interesting projects in the pipeline: Sui Dhaaga: Made In India and Rannbhoomi. On the other hand, Alia Bhatt has three forthcoming films, which include Raazi, Gully Boy and Brahmastra.

Wow – Kalank seems to be a film we must look out for!