Bombay (Maharashtra) [India]March 16 (ANI): After Madhuri Dixit Nene, actress Kareena Kapoor has now become the latest celebrity to foray into the digital space, and that too with yet-to-be-titled director Sujoy Ghosh .
According to a statement, Kareena’s new movie is a murder mystery and will be streaming on Netflix. This is a screen adaptation of one of Keigo Higashino’s most acclaimed works, “The Devotion of Suspect X”.
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Excited about her OTT debut, Kareena said, “I can’t wait to start working on this exciting project. It’s one that has all the right ingredients…a great story, a visionary director and cast and a super talented team, I “I’m really looking forward to working with Sujoy, Jaideep and Vijay. It’s the start of an electrifying journey and I can’t wait for audiences around the world to see this global bestseller come to life.”
Sujoy also shared his thoughts on the film, which will also star Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma.
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“Devotion is probably the best love story I’ve ever read. And having the chance to adapt it into a movie is such an honor. Plus, I get to work with Kareena, Jaideep and Vijay! !! we ask,” he said.
The upcoming project is produced by 12th Street Entertainment, Northern Lights Films in association with Boundscript and Kross Pictures.
Welcoming Kareena on board, producers, Jay Shewakramani, Akshai Puri, Sujoy Ghosh and Thomas Kim said, “Kareena has always been a star in each of her roles, regardless of format, nuance or genre. Its digital debut is going to be an exciting project for all of us. And of course Jaideep and Vijay are spectacular actors and will certainly bring their own skills to the table. We are delighted to collaborate with Netflix for this project.
The film will soon be released on the parquet floors. (ANI)
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