Bollywood filmmaker Karan Johar has returned to direction after five years. He has made an official announcement of his next film as a director. His next film is titled Rocky and Rani’s love story. Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the lead roles in this film. The film has been written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan and Sumit Roy. The film will be released in 2022. Announcing the film on social media, Karan wrote, ‘I am very excited to work behind the camera with my favorite people in front.’
Thrilled to get behind the lens with my favourite people in front of it! Presenting Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, headlined by none other than Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt and written by Ishita Moitra, Shashank Khaitan & Sumit Roy. pic.twitter.com/vZzGbvv6nS
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) July 6, 2021
Karan made his debut as a director in 1998 with the film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ which proved to be a blockbuster. After this he directed films like ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham’, ‘Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna’, ‘My Name is Khan’, ‘Student of the Year’. His last film as a director was ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ which released in 2016. Apart from this, Karan also directed select segments in some anthologies like ‘Bombay Talkies’, ‘Lust Stories’ and ‘Ghost Stories’. As a producer, he has invested money in films like ‘Sooryavanshi’, ‘Brahmastra’, ‘Dostana 2’, ‘Meenakshi Sundareshwar’.