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Kareena Kapoor Khan all set to make OTT debut

Update : 16 Mar 2022, 12:23

Kareena Kapoor Khan has Laal Singh Chaddha and Hansal Mehta’s next lined up, and today, her new project has been announced. The actress is all set to make her OTT debut with Netflix’s original film which will be directed by Sujoy Ghosh.

The movie will be based on the book The Devotion of Suspect X. Netflix India took to Twitter to make an announcement about it. They posted, “We’ve got some Pretty Hot And Tempting news! Kareena Kapoor Khan stars in a thrilling new Netflix film with Jaideep Ahlawat & Vijay Varma, directed by Sujoy Ghosh! #KareenaKapoorKhan @JaideepAhlawat @MrVijayVarma. #12thStreetEntertainment & @NLFilmsIndia in association with #Boundscript and @kross_pictures present a Netflix Original directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Produced by @jayshewakramani & @PuriAkshai Produced by @sujoy_g & @HyunwooThomas.”

Kareena also shared the announcement video on her Instagram. In the video, Kareena enters the room and asks the team, are we doing the reading, what’s going on? The actress is also seen singing a couple of lines of the song Aa Jaane Jaan from the film Intaqam.

The untitled movie also stars Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma. The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino was launched in 2005 and it is regarded as Higashino’s best work so far. The book had won multiple awards.

Kareena Kapoor Khan said: "I can’t wait to begin work on this exciting project. It's one that has all the right ingredients…a great story, a visionary director and a super talented cast and crew."

The Producers, Jay Shewakramani, Akshai Puri, Sujoy Ghosh and Thomas Kim said: "Kareena has always been a star performer across every one of her roles regardless of the format, shade or genre. Her digital debut is going to be an exciting project for us all."

Kareena with Sujoy Ghosh, Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma

Pratiksha Rao, Director- Films and Licensing, Netflix India said, "Thrillers are integral to our Indian film slate and we can’t wait to bring to our members our adaptation of the bestseller, The Devotion of Suspect X."

The film is yet to get down to shooting. The streamer did not reveal the possible date of the film's release. At best, the film can start streaming late this year, or early next year. 



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