“Kalank” is an Indian Hindi-language period drama film directed by Abhishek Varman. Set in pre-independence India, the film tells the story of a wealthy and influential family in the fictional town of Husnabad, and the complicated relationships and conflicts that arise between them. The film's main plot revolves around the forbidden love between Roop (Alia Bhatt), a young woman married into the family, and Zafar (Varun Dhawan), a blacksmith's son with a troubled past.
“Kalank” received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising the film's stunning visuals and production design, as well as the performances of the lead actors. Alia Bhatt's portrayal of Roop was widely praised for its emotional depth and range, while Varun Dhawan's performance as Zafar was also noted for its intensity. However, some critics criticized the film's convoluted plot and pacing, as well as the lack of chemistry between the lead actors.
As of now, “Kalank” has not won any major awards.
|Directed by||Abhishek Varman|
|Produced by||Karan Johar,Sajid Nadiadwala,Hiroo Yash Johar, Apoorva Mehta|
|Screenplay by||Abhishek Varman|
Aditya Roy Kapur,
|Edited by||Namrata Rao|
|Fox Star Studios
Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment
|Distributed by||Fox Star Studios[|
|Release date||17 April 2019|
|Running time||166 minutes|
|Budget||₹150 crore (Note: includes print and advertising costs)|
|Box office||est. ₹146.31 crore|