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Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan, Sridevi-Boney Kapoor's youngest Khushi Kapoor and megastar Amitabh Bachchan's grandson Agastya Nanda have begun shooting for 'Archie Comics' film adaptation in Mumbai. The adaptation will be helmed by Zoya Akhtar.
The trio will be marking their Bollywood debut with the upcoming Netflix musical, helmed by Zoya Akhtar. Pictures from the sets of the film have gone viral on social media.
As seen in the photos, Khushi's look resembles that of Betty from 'Archie Comics', while Suhana seems to be playing Veronica. Agastya's elder sister Navya Nanda was also spotted in the pictures from the set.
Set in the 1960s, the upcoming film will be a live-action musical set and introduce Riverdale to a new generation in India. Netflix is partnering with Archie Comics for the film. he new project will be produced by Akhtar and Reema Kagti for Tiger Baby as well as Graphic India. "I am super excited to have the chance to bring The Archies to life. It was a large part of my childhood and teenage years. The characters are iconic and globally loved, which is also why I am a little nervous," Zoya said last year in a statement.
Archie Comics CEO/Publisher Jon Goldwater said he feels proud that the Archie Comics characters and stories continue to resonate with fans globally, especially in India. "We are thrilled to partner with Netflix and trust Zoya Akhtar and her creative team to deliver a truly unique and exciting take on Archie and friends through the lens of Indian cinema."