Actors Radhika Apte, Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi, Sikander Kher are teaming up for the upcoming Netflix film titled Monica, O My Darling. The film is named after RD Burman‘s cabaret item number that was filmed on Helen in the 1971 movie, Caravan.
Netflix, on July 28, unveiled the first look photos of Radhika Apte, Rajkummar Rao, Huma Qureshi, Sikander Kher among others.
Comedy and white-collar crime collide in Monica, O My Darling in which a young man desperately tries to make it big with some unlikely allies and a dastardly diabolical plan to pull off the perfect murder. Join your favourite actors on a roller coaster of dark and devilish twists and turns in this crime drama where survival is the key.
Director Vasan Bala shared his excitement, “Making a noir film was always on my wishlist, and making it for Netflix with Matchbox Shots makes it an absolutely riveting combination. A noir universe comes with its set stock of characters and conflicts that seamlessly retrofit themselves in any time and scenario. As greed, love, betrayal, rage and the all-important’, I have a plan’ combine to engineer the thrilling exploration of Cinema.”
Sarita Patil, Producer, Matchbox Shots said, “Monica O My Darling is special to us for two reasons. We are excited about Matchbox Shots‘ first collaboration with Netflix and secondly, we have known Vasan Bala for many years and it’s a pleasure having him on board the film.”
Pratiksha Rao, Director, Netflix India added, “A captivating story, an incredible cast, and a genre that we can’t get enough of. As we expand our film slate to bring diverse stories from across the country, we are excited to collaborate with Matchbox Shots, the brilliant Vasan Bala, and the talented cast, including Rajkummar Rao, Huma S Qureshi, Radhika Apte, for our upcoming thriller, Monica, O My Darling.”
Directed by Vasan Bala, Produced by Matchbox Shots, the film will star an incredible ensemble cast including Rajkummar Rao, Huma S Qureshi, Radhika Apte, Sikander Kher, Bagavathi Perumal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, Sukant Goel, and Zayn Marie Khan.