Principal photography commenced in Film City, Mumbai on April 18, 2018. Madhuri Dixit and Aditya Roy Kapur joined the cast from May 31, 2018. Filming of an introductory song featuring Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Kiara Advani with nearly 500 backup dancers was completed on May 7, 2018. Rehearsals for a second dance number featuring Dhawan, Kapur and Kriti Sanon began on May 31, 2018. On June 2, 2018, a few leaked stills from the film showed Dixit donning an anarkali outfit and pasa hair jewellery. Sonakshi Sinha joined the cast from June 14, 2018 for a fifteen-day filming schedule. She is paired opposite Kapur in the film. The third schedule of filming was postponed due to injuries to Bhatt, Dhawan and Kapur and was rescheduled to commence two weeks later. Sonakshi Sinha has finished filming her part in kalank. Alia too has wrapped her part in the movie.