Darlings trailer: Alia Bhatt kidnaps her own husband with help from mom Shefali Shah; and he might deserve it

Published on Jul 25, 2022 12:23 PM IST

Darlings trailer shows the mother-daughter duo of Shefali Shah and Alia Bhatt kidnapping Alia's husband, played by Vijay Varma, and even justifying it. 

Alia Bhatt and Shefali Shah in a still from Darlings trailer. 
Alia Bhatt and Shefali Shah in a still from Darlings trailer. 

The trailer of Alia Bhatt's debut production, Darlings, is here and elaborates on the frog vs scorpion story she recited in the teaser. Featuring Alia and Shefali Shah as a clever mother-daughter duo, the film also stars Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew. Also read: Ranbir Kapoor says he has watched Alia Bhatt's upcoming film Darlings

The trailer opens with Alia and Shefali visiting a police station to file a missing persons police complaint against former's husband, Hamza (Vijay Varma). The two are the masterminds of Hamza's kidnapping and even take help from Roshan Mathew's Zulfi. Later in the trailer, its revealed why the mother-daughter duo decided to kidnap and torture Hamza in their own house and why it may be absolutely justified.

Before the trailer launch, Alia shared her solo pictures on Instagram. She wore a loose yellow dress for the event.

The film is directed by Jasmeet K Reen, who makes her directorial debut with the film. Darlings is touted as a dark comedy-drama which explores the lives of a mother-daughter duo trying to find their place in Mumbai, seeking courage and love in exceptional circumstances while fighting against all odds.

Produced by Gauri Khan, Alia Bhatt and Gaurav Verma, Darlings will release on Netflix on August 5. Sharing her excitement about the film, Alia had said in a statement, "Darlings holds a very special place in my heart, it's my first film as a producer that too with Red Chillies. We are very proud and happy how the film has shaped up and we hope it will entertain and engage audiences the world over."

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