Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti recently announced their Bollywood adaptation of the comic Archies. After the announcement of this news there has been reports of Amitabh Bachchan's grandson and Shweta Nanda's son Agastya who is going to be launched with this series alongside Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan and Boney Kapoor's daughter Khushi Kapoor.
What We Know About The Film
For now all we know about this film by Zoya Akhtar is that it will be broadcasted over Netflix. It is quite obvious that the youth of the country are excited to see an Indian adaptation of their childhood favourite comic. Zoya actually announced the making of this film through Instagram where she posted an Archies comic strip of her own. Though the audience are excited and want more details on the cast and crew; Zoya has not revealed much about the film or the starcast.
Though there have been reports and discussions on the cast that you will definitely see some star kids debut in this movie. There has bee reports that Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda, Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan and Boney Kapoor’s daughter Khushi Kapoor would guided into the film world under the direction of Zoya Akhtar. Though there have been discussions of Saif Ali Khan's son Ibrahim Ali Khan in the film but it is mainly speculations.
The Star Kids
The star kids as such have not admitted to working in the film and nor has Zoya made any statements about the cast and crew. Everyone for now are just gripping onto their seats waiting for an official statement by the director. For now there just have been reports of Agastya Nanda, Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor to be debuting in the movie.
It is speculated that Agastya will be playing the Archie as the main lead while Suhana Khan might be in the shoes of the sweet loveable Betty whereas the sexy sarcastic Veronica might be played by Khushi Kapoor.
Through the little comic strip posted by Zoya Akhtar we can tell that the movie is definitely going to be about friends and friendship. The movie will follow a coming of age kind of storyline. Knowing Archies comics it might even have a love triangle between the three characters which will be a delight to watch seeing how the movie copes up with it and develop.
Reaction On the Film's Announcement
The post by Zoya in the announcement of the film received an abnormal amount of support where everyone was shown eagerly waiting for any news on the film. Even our celebrities seemed quite excited and sent off their congratulations to the director for the film. From celebrities like Anushka Sharma, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh to family of the star kids reported to be debuting like; Abhishek Bachchan, Navya Nanda, Shweta Bachchan reacted positively to the announcement post. Even the official page of Archies comics reacted to the post with hearts and smilies.
Information sources: india.com, iwmbuzz.com, nationalheraldindia.com, pinkvilla.com
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