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Doctor Freddy is in; Kartik Aaryan starrer to release on Disney+ Hotstar on THIS date

Jeniffer Piccinato and Alaya F also feature in the film.

Doctor Freddy is in; Kartik Aaryan starrer to release on Disney+ Hotstar on THIS date

  • Team OTTplay

Last Updated: 10.38 AM, Nov 07, 2022


Kartik Aaryan promises to enthrall audiences with a role the likes of which he has never attempted before, in Freddy. The first look poster certainly got fans intrigued as to what they can expect from the thriller, and the wait is almost over. The makers recently announced the film’s release date.

Freddy will be a direct to OTT release on Disney+ Hotstar. Announcing the release date, the makers unveiled a new teaser video for the film, which gives audiences a glimpse into what Freddy had in store for them.

The film will be released on Disney+ Hotstar on December 2, 2022.

Check out the announcement below:

Freddy follows the tale of a socially awkward, strange dentist, who falls in love with a woman named Kainaaz, who is a victim of abuse by her husband. Regarding his preparation for the role, Kartik revealed that he had to prepare himself both physically and mentally for the complex character and story. Saying that this was the first time that he got the chance to explore his dark side, he said “The character helped explore a different side of my craft and encouraged me to challenge my abilities at every step as an actor”.

Alaya F stars as Kainaaz, and spoke of how excited she was to join the film immediately after listening to its story. Calling Kainaaz a challenging character to play, Alaya said that there were a lot of things she had to learn and unlearn to portray the role. “I feel so grateful for this opportunity! It’s helped me widen my horizons, and it’s also enabled me to explore a whole new side of myself”, she said. 

The upcoming film is directed by Shashanka Ghosh, who described the film as a story of romance, betrayal and how one ordinary man becomes extraordinary. The director also added that fans were going to see Kartik in a completely new avatar in the film.