Actor Alia Bhatt on Monday announced her maiden production, Darlings, a dark comedy about a mother-daughter duo that also brings her on screen with Shefali Shah for the first time. Darlings is co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment.
The announcement came a day after Alia revealed on social media that she had turned a producer under the banner Eternal Sunshine Productions. Besides the first-time producer, Darlings will have a debutante director in Jasmeet K Reen. The film also stars Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew, last seen in Anurag Kashyap’s Choked.
Darlings, set against the backdrop of a conservative lower middle-class neighbourhood in Mumbai, is said to be a story of a mother-daughter duo, who finds courage and love in exceptional circumstances. Alia, Shah Rukh and the rest of the team unveiled the film’s teaser, which ends with a “statutory warning”, “Offending women can be very dangerous for your health.”
Alia Bhatt said she was…