Karan Johar is one of the most influential men in Bollywood and any announcement by him gets a lot of attention. While KJo has plans for Student of the Year 2 (marking the debut of Shahid Kapoor’s brother) and his talk show Koffee With Karan (will go on air, later this year), he is currently busy his film, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. This is his next film after SOTY, and it stars Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. The cast has had people talking and Karan stated that it is a story of unrequited love. Want to know more about the film? Read on.

Lights Camera ActionAe Dil Hai Mushkil - BookMyShow

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil kicked off in London in late 2015. The initial parts were filmed with Ranbir and Anushka, and the crew then shifted to Paris for a song’s shoot. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan joined the cast for the Vienna schedule. Currently, Ranbir and Anushka are shooting for a song in Rajasthan and the film should wrap up soon.

And they are called?Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Karan Johar - BookMyShow

Karan Johar revealed the characters’ names on Twitter and they are as follows:

Ranbir Kapoor – Amit

Anushka Sharma – Alizeh

Aishwarya Rai – Saba Aliyar Khan

Release Date

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was initially supposed to release on June 3, but Ranbir Kapoor’s much delayed, Jagga Jasoos, has also been scheduled for a release on the same day. Karan Johar’s latest film is now planned for a Diwali release, alongside Ajay Devgn’s Shivaay. This will definitely be the one of the biggest clashes of 2016.

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Besides Ranbir, Anushka and Aishwarya, Fawad Khan and Lisa Haydon will also be seen in the movie. The Kapoor & Sons actor reportedly plays Aishwarya’s husband and his character will be pivotal to the story.