Mumbai, Jan 20: Filmmaker Karan Johar’s “Dhadak”, starring Shahid Kapoor’s brother Ishaan Khatter and veteran actress Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor, is scheduled to release on July 20.
Karan is backing the film, an adaptation of the acclaimed Marathi film “Sairat”, through his banner Dharma Productions. He announced the release date on Saturday on Twitter.
“Six months to ‘Dhadak’, releasing July 20, 2018. Directed by Shashank Khaitan and presenting Jhanvi and Ishaan. Dharma Movies, Zee Studios, Apoorva Mehta,” he said in a tweet.
While “Dhadak” will mark Janhvi’s foray into Indian film industry, Ishaan is making his acting debut with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s India-set movie “Beyond The Clouds”.
The original film “Sairat” starred newcomers Rinku Rajguru and Akash Thosar and was produced and helmed by Nagraj Manjule.