INDIA: Bollywood is all set to welcome the new generation of actors, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar has finally released the first trailer for her much-anticipated upcoming production ‘The Archies,’ starring Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor, and Agastya Nanda. Zoya Akhtar took to social media to post the first trailer for her film, writing, “Get ready to take a trip down memory lane ’cause The Archies is coming soon only on @netflix in.”
While renowned celebrities such as Karan Johar, Rhea Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, Aditi Rao Hydari, Navya Nanda, and many others expressed their excitement for the upcoming film by leaving lovely comments on Zoya Akhtar’s post, Netflix also joined the party by releasing the first official teaser of ‘The Archies’ on their official handle. “The sun has come out, and so has the news! Meet your new pals. The cast of Zoya Akhtar’s The Archies is now available for viewing,” They titled the post.
With Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana poised to make her Bollywood debut as Veronica from the renowned Archie comics, popular star kids Khushi and Agastya will join her on the big screen as Betty and Archie.
Shah Rukh Khan has written a letter to his daughter Suhana Khan, making her acting debut in The Archies. He stated on Instagram, “It’s fantastic to witness @zoieakhtar bring Archie’s Digest to life on film after renting it for 25 paise per day from book rental businesses. All the best to all the tiny ones as they take their first steps into the most beautiful professions.”
In another post, he offered his daughter some writing tips: “Also, keep @suhanakhan2 in mind. You’ll never be flawless, but being yourself is the closest you’ll get. Be nice and giving as an actor….the brickbats and applause are not yours to keep….the part of you that gets left behind on screen will always belong to you….u have gone a long way, baby….but the route to people’s hearts is endless…..stride forth and make as many people smile as you can. Now for the Light….Camera and Action (sic).”
In addition to the famous trio of star youngsters, Zoya Akhtar’s ‘The Archies’ will have critical roles for brilliant young actors such as Dot, Mihir Ahuja, Yuvraj Menda, and Vedang Raina. Based on the famed Archie comics, the Zoya Akhtar-directed film will be a live-action musical set in the 1960s, premiering on Netflix in 2023.
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