Get ready; Alia Bhatt’s Darlings is all set to premiere on August 5th on Netflix!
The suspense drama has an incredible cast, including Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma, and Roshan Mathew. Produced by Gauri Khan, Alia Bhatt, and Gaurav Verma, the film is the feature film debut of director Jasmeet K Reen. It also boasts music by Vishal Bhardwaj with lyrics by Gulzar.
Though not much has been revealed, we do know that Darlings is a dark comedy-drama that explores the lives of a mother-daughter duo trying to find their place in Mumbai, seeking courage and love in exceptional circumstances while fighting against all odds.
Get a glimpse of the thoda dark thoda comedy with this teaser:
With Darlings, Alia Bhatt is making her debut as a producer with her banner Eternal Sunshine Productions, as well as starring in a dark character in the film. Right before the first day of the shoot, Alia revealed she was nervous:
Alia recently said, “Darlings holds a very special place in my heart. We are very proud and happy how the film has shaped up, and we hope it will entertain and engage audiences the world over.”
Director Jasmeet K Reen said, “I couldn’t have asked for a better feature film debut—working with a pool of versatile and talented actors has been an absolute pleasure. I am delighted that Red Chillies and Eternal Sunshine are taking the film across the globe with Netflix.”
Pratiksha Rao, director, films and licensing, Netflix India, added, “Darlings, by debut director Jasmeet K. Reen, is a must watch – a perfect storm of a riveting plot, fresh storytelling brought to life by powerful performances.”
Producer and COO, Red Chillies Entertainment, Gaurav Verma shared, “A script nurtured inhouse, and later produced with the incredible Alia, and supported by a stellar cast in Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma, and Roshan Mathew, helmed by Jasmeet, who has lot of promise, Darlings is very special to all of us. Gulzar Saab and Vishal Ji have given soul to the film with the songs. We couldn’t have asked for more. I cannot wait for the audience to finally see the film.”
Here are some posters and stills to give you a bit more insight into the film, but again this is just a tease, darlings!!
We are so intrigued about Darlings we will be there as soon as it begins to stream! Watch Darlings; with your darlings, on Netflix starting August 5th!