Directed by Jasmeet K Reen, Netflix’s Darlings stars Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, and Vijay Varma in the leads.
Last Updated: 10.18 AM, Jul 27, 2022
Alia Bhatt is looking forward to her upcoming release titled Darlings. The actress is co-producing the Netflix film with Red Chillies Entertainment, which is co-owned by Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan. Darlings also marks the first production of Alia’s banner Eternal Sunshine Productions. In a recent interaction with a leading portal, Alia shared how Gauri reacted to the dark comedy film.
Alia was speaking to Bollywood Hungama and during the course of her conversation, she was quizzed about Gauri’s reaction to the film. The actress shared that she was extremely happy that Gauri loved the film. She said that when Gauri likes her movies, she feels very grateful as generally, “Gauri doesn’t like anything.”
Alia further revealed how Gauri is tough to please as she rarely likes anything, even if she’s the one producing it. “The fact that she loved it, I feel so relieved,” Alia told the portal and added that, “Even Shah Rukh (Khan) agrees that if Gauri likes something, it's a big win.”
For those who are uninitiated, Darlings is an upcoming dark comedy film set against the backdrop of Mumbai. The plot revolves around Alia and Shefali Shah, who abduct Alia's husband, played by Vijay Verma,. They do so in order to teach him a lesson. On August 5, the film will be available to watch exclusively on Netflix. The movie has been directed by Jasmeet K Reen.
During the Darlings trailer launch event, Alia was also asked about Shah Rukh Khan’s reaction when he got to know that she’s making her debut as a producer with this film. The actress told the mediapersons that SRK usually does not co-produce films, but this time he made an "exception" for her. Shah Rukh and Alia had previously co-starred in the 2016 film Dear Zindagi.
On the work front, post Darlings, Alia will next be seen in the fantasy drama Brahmastra, directed by Ayan Mukherji. The film also stars Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Mouni Roy, and Nagarjuna. She also has Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani up her sleeve in which she co-stars with Ranveer Singh. The film is being directed by Karan Johar.