Kareena’s next to be murder mystery soon on Netflix

Mumbai, Mar 16 (UNI): The Covid-induced lockdown appears to have done miracles for the OTT space. After Madhuri Dixit, Raveena Tandon, now actor Kareena Kapoor is all set to jump into the OTT bandwagon.

On Wednesday, she announced her entry into the digital space, with ace filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh’s still untitled directorial. Kareena, who will be seen in the project post her lengthy hiatus after having Jeh, will appear in Netflix’s new which will be a murder mystery.


It is a screen adaptation of award winning Japanese author Keigo Higashino’s The Devotion of Suspect X. Kareena cannot wait to begin work on “this exciting project”, she told the media.

“It’s one that has all the right ingredients… a great story, a visionary director and a super talented cast and crew, I’m really looking forward to working with Sujoy, Jaideep, and Vijay,” she said, adding that it was “the beginning of an electrifying journey”.

She announced it on her Instagram post along with a short clip and a few photos, saying: “And so it begins…” “I can’t wait for audiences worldwide to see this global bestseller book come to life.”

The film is produced by 12th Street Entertainment, Northern Lights Films in association with Boundscript and Kross Pictures. Welcoming Kareena on board, Netflix tweeted: “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!”

Vijay, who has been a master in his OTT ventures with Bamfaad (2020), A Suitable Boy, Mirzapur S2, She and OK Computer, tweeted: “Off we are to another with Netflix! Excited to collaborate with these stalwarts. Trust me when I say, it keeps getting better…”

The producers are Jay Shewakramani, Akshai Puri, Sujoy Ghosh and Thomas Kim. They have hailed Kareena as being “a star performer always 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, a statement by them said, adding, “and of course, Jaideep and Vijay are spectacular actors and will definitely bring their own skill-set to the table. We are excited to collaborate with Netflix for this project.”

The film is set to go on floors soon.

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