- Kareena Kapoor will make her OTT debut alongside Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma.
- The movie is an adaptation of Suspect X’s Devotion.
- Following Jehangir’s birth, Kareena took a break from acting.
Since the birth of her second child, Jehangir or Jeh, Kareena Kapoor has been away from the silver screen. However, we have some exciting news for her fans: the actress will be making her OTT debut in Sujoy Ghosh’s next film. On Monday, the actress gave fans a sneak peek at her upcoming film, which also stars Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma. She wrote on her Instagram, “And so it begins… 12th Street Entertainment & Northern Lights Films in association with Boundscript and Kross Pictures present a Netflix Original directed by Sujoy Ghosh. Produced by Jay Shewakramani & Akshai Puri. Produced by Sujoy Ghosh & Thomas Kim.”
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Kareena Kapoor will make her OTT debut in Netflix’s screen adaptation of Keigo Higashino’s The Devotion of Suspect X.
The actress confirmed the news to one of the leading news agencies of the country, saying that this film will be her return to acting following the birth of Jeh. The actress went on to say that she is looking forward to working on the film since she will be working with a fantastic cast and team.
Kareena Kapoor spilled the beans on the project, saying, “The film is a screen adaptation of a work which was a global bestseller. It has so many aspects to it… murder, mystery, thrill and much more, which put in the hands of our inimitable director Ghosh is something I am eager to start work on.”
She went on to praise the director, saying, “I’ve seen his (Ghosh’s) films and needless to say I love his work. I love that he has his own method and style and is so sure of what he wants to do… every actor appreciates a director with a vision. I connected with the script”.
Kareena Kapoor isn’t the first of the Kapoor-Khan family to venture on OTT. Saif Ali Khan, her husband, has worked on two projects that are currently streaming on OTT platforms: Sacred Games and Tandav. In addition, Karisma Kapoor, Bebo’s older sister, made a comeback in the acting industry with Mentalhood, which is currently streaming on ALTBalaji.
Kareena will next be seen in Laal Singh Chaddha, co-starring Aamir Khan. On August 11, the film will be released in theatres.