Kalank is an upcoming period drama produced by Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala under the banners Dharma Productions and Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. The film has been in the works for fifteen years and the idea was first developed between Karan Johar and his father Yash Johar. Karan announced the film on April 18, 2019, the same date on which his film 2 States had released in the year 2014.
Kalank features a huge star cast that includes Karan's regular collaborators Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, along with superstars like Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sonakshi Sinha. It will be directed by Abhishek Varman, who worked as an assistant director on My Name Is Khan and Student Of The Year and made his directorial debut with 2 States.