The dark comedy, Darling, which stars Alia Bhatt and produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment, has been booked for an OTT release
Alia Bhatt is on sky high as she will be playing character of Gangubai Kathiawadi which is based on the real-life events about the rise of a simple girl from Kathiawad in Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed, Gangubai Kathiawadi. This will also mark the reunion of Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Leela Bhansali after 22 years.
Alia Bhatt is equally excited for her next film, Darling, which is being produced b Shah Rukh Khan and has been set for release on Netflix this summer. As per PinkVilla, the digital rights has been sold to OTT giant for a whopping Rs 80 crore. As per close source “It’s a dark comedy and the makers felt that the film will be able to reach its target audience through the OTT medium. The conversations were on with multiple players and it’s finally Netflix, who has bagged the exclusive streaming rights. The film has been sold for a sum of Rs 80 crore, thereby making it one of the biggest deals for a female led film.”
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Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt’s big release, Gangubai Katiawadi, is all set for theater release on 25th February 2022. This biopic drama also stars Vijay Raaz, Indira Tiwari and Seema Pahwa play pivotal roles;