Shah Rukh Khan praises Alia Bhatt for Darlings: ‘You are the soul and sunshine of all things’
Written by Swaati on July 27, 2022
After the great response to the teaser of Darlings, the trailer of the much anticipated dark comedy dropped on Monday. The film is all set to premiere on 5th August 2022 on Netflix. The film marks the debut of Alia Bhatt as a co-producer. The film is also co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. On Monday, Alia shared the trailer on Twitter and wrote, “My first film as a producer!!! So excited nervous thrilled emotional to share it with you!!!!”
Sharing her tweet, Shah Rukh Khan wrote, “Lil one I am also so anxious that u shared the responsibility of Eternal Sunshine Productions first film with me…that I will be biting my nails till it releases. But I feel we have a lovely film and u r the soul and sunshine of all things Darlings.”
“Shah Rukh told me, ‘I usually don’t co-produce but I will do it for you, for the memories. Don’t worry at all, bahut mazze karenge (we will have a lot of fun),’” Alia said.
The actress also spoke about Shah Rukh Khan’s reaction after watching Darlings. “Shah Rukh called me up and thanked me in this film’s lingo. He said, ‘Thanks u darlings for doing this movie,’” she said with a smile on her face at the press conference on Monday.
Darlings is produced by Gauri Khan, Alia Bhatt, and Gaurav Verma and marks the feature film debut for director Jasmeet K Reen. With an exceptionally versatile cast including Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew in lead roles, Darlings is a dark comedy entertainer brimming with secrets, mystery, and drama. The film delves into the lives of a resilient mother-daughter, fighting for love and finding their footing in Mumbai whilst also battling their demons.