Agastya Nanda, Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor to debut in the Indian adaptation of Zoya Akhtar’s Archie Comics

Zoya Akthar’s #ArchieComics for Netflix will mark the debut of #AgastyaNanda (Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson), #SuhanaKhan (Shah Rukh Khan‘s daughter), #KhushiKapoor (Sridevi’s daughter).

Zoya Akhtar has been working on the Indian adaptation of the International comic book, Archie, for the digital giant, Netflix. It’s a teenage story and she has been on the lookout to get multiple young actors on board to play a bunch of friends.

The story revolves around Archie and his gang of friends – Reggie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Moose, Midge, Dilton, Big Ethel, Mr. Lodge, Miss Grundy, Pop Tate, Mr. Weatherbee, Smithers, Stevens among other fictional characters of Riverdale High School. Buzz is, apart from Suhana, two more popular names will be launched by Zoya in the digital outing. The shooting timelines are however not yet known.

Suhana was recently seen in her short film, The Grey Part of Blue and had won appreciation on the social media for her magnetic screen presence. The 10-minute short was directed by Theodore Gimeno and also featured Robin Gonella in a key role. Talking of Shah Rukh Khan, the actor is presently wrapping up his action thriller, Pathan, at Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. The Siddharth Anand directorial features him as a spy, alongside Deepika Padukone with John Abraham as the antagonist.

 

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