The Archies First Look: Suhana Khan, Agastya Nanda And Khushi Kapoor As Veronica, Archie And Betty, HAVE A LOOK
It’s been a long time that there has been a buzz about Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan, late actress Sridevi’s daughter Khushi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda’s much-awaited debut with The Archies. And now, finally, Zoya Akhtar has revealed the first look of the cast. It also stars Mihir Ahuja, Dot, Yuvraj Menda, and Vedang Raina.
In the film, Suhana will play the role of Veronica, Khushi as Betty and Agastya Nanda as Archies. Along with the first look, the teaser of The Archies was also get revealed on social media. “Get ready to take a trip down memory lane ’cause The Archies is coming soon only on @netflix_in,” wrote Akhtar. Sharing the teaser, Zoya added: “Ain’t nothing like old school. Grab your gang ’cause the Archies are coming soon on @netflix_in !” The announcement video also shows a music track by Ankur Tiwari playing in the background.
Agastya’s grandfather-actor Amitabh Bachchan re-shared The Archies first look on his social media praising his grandson and wrote: “another SONrise.my GrandSON. all the blessings Agastya .. love you. Get ready to take a trip down memory lane ’cause The Archies by @zoieakhtar is coming soon only on @netflix_in ”
T 4282 – …. another SONrise .. my GrandSON .. all the blessings Agastya .. love you ❤️ https://t.co/TEsUic9Sol
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 14, 2022
The sun is out, the news is out! Come meet your new friends.
Presenting to you the cast of The Archies, directed by the fantastic Zoya Akhtar. pic.twitter.com/vOtm29V0gP
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) May 14, 2022
The filming of The Archies began in April, this year. Producer Reema Kagti took to her official Instagram handle and posted a picture from the set of the shoot and wrote: “Archie’s shoot starts, Tiger Baby’s first solo production #partnerincrime @zoieakhtar @Netflix.” Meanwhile, in March, snaps of the lead cast went viral on the internet with Suhana, Khushi and Agastya clicked in their character dress.
To note, Zoya confirmed the project in November last year. “Get your milkshakes ready because Archie and the gang are about to get down and desi in ‘The Archies’. A coming-of-age musical drama directed by @zoieakhtar. Coming soon to Netflix! #TheArchiesOnNetflix,” Zoya wrote.
Set in the 1960s, the movie adaptation of the popular Archie comics, and will be backed by Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti for Tiger Baby and Sharad Devarajan for Graphic India. It is penned by Kagti, Akhtar and Ayesha DeVitre. The Archies will release on Netflix in 2023.