Alia Bhatt’s film Darlings was released on Netflix on August 5. Apart from the actress, The dark comedy also features Vijay Varma, Shefali Shah, and Roshan Mathew, and is co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. Malaika Arora took her Instagram handle and shared the film’s poster and praised Darlings. She called Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, and Vijay Varma’s performances in the film ‘brilliant’.
Malaika Arora’s Instagram Story
On Tuesday, Malaika Arora took to her Instagram and gave the film and its brilliant cast a shoutout and depicted her love for the film.
sharing a poster of Darlings, Malaika tagged Alia, Vijay, and Shefali and wrote,
“What brilliant performances.”
“I totally lovesss….”
Alia Bhatt reposted Malaika’s message on her own Instagram Stories along with a ‘flying kiss’ sticker.
Malaika Arora praised Alia Bhatt, Shefali Shah, and Vijay Varma’s performance in Darlings.
With Darlings, Alia made her debut as a producer via her Eternal Sunshine Productions, which co-produced the film along with Shah Rukh Khan Red chili entertainment.
It is directed by Jasmeet K Reen and written by her along with Parveez Sheikh and Vijay Maurya. In Darlings, Alia portrays Badrunissa Shaikh aka Badru, a survivor of domestic violence. Vijay Verma plays the role of her husband, Hamza, while Shefali plays Alia’s mother Shamshunissa Ansari aka Shamshu.
Shah Rukh Khan’s Reaction to ‘Darlings’
In a recent interview, Alia spoke about SRK’s reaction to Darlings. She also said that his wife, interior designer and the film’s co-producer Gauri Khan, as well as their children Suhana Khan and Aryan Khan, had watched Darlings and ‘loved it. Alia told Bollywood Bubble that Suhana even saw the film twice.
Earlier, Alia revealed that Gauri Khan liked the movie and this was no less than a ‘big win’ for her as Gauri rarely likes anything. Talking about Gauri’s reaction to Darlings, Alia told Bollywood Hungama:
“I was very happy that Gauri loved it. I was like when Gauri likes my movies, I feel very grateful. It is a very rare thing. She doesn’t like anything. Even though she is a producer of the movie, the fact that she loved it, I feel so relieved. I said that also when they called me, even Shah Rukh agrees that if Gauri likes something, it’s a big win.”
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