Mumbai: On Tuesday, Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt upcoming film Darlings first teaser is out. Darlings also stars Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew. Sharing the teaser, Alia Bhatt wrote: “It’s just a tease Darlings. Arriving 5th August. Darlings on Netflix.”
In the teaser, Alia has a meet-cute with Vijay Varma and after some romancing, the two get married with blessings from her mother, played by Shefali Shah. However, things soon take a turn for the worse as doubts, secrets and sinister intentions consume them all. The entire trailer is set against Alia reciting an eerie story about a frog and a scorpion and how a predator would never give up their true nature. Alia gets a bombshell makeover in the final shots of the video, as the story about the scorpion reaches its end.
Yesterday, Taking to Instagram Alia Bhatt shared this video, all bit eclipsed by darkness and she wrote: “Thoda dark … thoda comedy. Darlings teaser out tomorrow.” Darlings will be out on August 5. The music for the film is composed by filmmaker-composer Vishal Bhardwaj, and the lyrics are by veteran lyricist Gulzar.
Earlier today, Taking to Instagram, Netflix India shared this quirky poster featuring Alia Bhatt and Vijay Varma and the caption on the poster read: “Kya ek meindak aur bichhoo dost ho sakte hain? (Can a frog and a scorpion be friends). Darlings, watch on 5th August, only on Netflix.”
Apart from this, Alia also has Jee Le Zaraa with Priyanka Chopra and Katrina Kaif, directed by Farhan Akhtar. She will also make her Hollywood debut with Gal Gadot in Heart of Stone. She is currently shooting for the film abroad. The film Darlings marks directorial debut of writer Jasmeet K Reen and it also stars Alia’s Gully Boy co-star Vijay Varma and veteran actor Shefali Shah. The film has been co-produced by Alia Bhatt’s production house called Eternal Sunshine Productions and Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.