Alia Bhatt shared a short video from her first production, Darlings, in which Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew will be seen with her. The 30-second clip also features Alia’s voice alongside Shefali and Vijay as they promise an exciting story packed with dark humor and comedy. The teaser of the film will be officially launched on Tuesday.
Sharing the announcement video, Alia wrote, “Thoda dark… Thoda comedy (Little dark, little comedy) Darlings teaser out tomorrow.” Debutant Jasmeet K. Directed by Reen, Darlings is backed by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Alia’s Eternal Sunshine Productions. It will be released on Netflix.
The film is said to be based in Mumbai. It will revolve around the life of a mother-daughter who faces extraordinary circumstances, and tries to make it in life against all odds. The music for the film is given by filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj, and the lyrics are by veteran lyricist Gulzar.
Talking about Darlings, Alia, who shared several pictures from the shoot of the film on social media, said that the film holds a special place in her heart. “This is my first film as a producer, that too with Red Chillies. We are extremely proud and happy with how the film has shaped up and we hope to entertain and engage audiences across the globe,” the actor said in a statement.
Alia is currently expecting her first child with her husband, actor, Ranbir Kapoor. She announced her pregnancy on social media with a picture from the ultrasound session. It featured Ranbir sitting next to her as he watched the monitor playing with the scans. Alia wrote, “Our baby is coming soon.” He also added a picture of a lion and lioness with a cub.
Alia is shooting for her Hollywood debut project Heart of Stone in Europe.