Alia Bhatt’s movie Darlings was released on Netflix on August 5. The dark comedy also stars Vijay Varma, Shefali Shah and Roshan Mathew and is supported by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. On Tuesday, Malaika Arora took to her Instagram Stories and gave the film and the ‘brilliant’ cast a shoutout when she declared her love for the film. Read more: Gauri Khan doesn’t like anything,” says Alia Bhatt as she shares her review of Darlings
Malaika shared a poster of Darlings, tagging Alia, Vijay and Shefali and writing, “What a brilliant performance.” The reality TV judge also wrote, “I absolutely love it….” Alia Bhatt Malaika shared the post on her own Instagram Stories along with a ‘flying kiss’ sticker.
With Darlings, Alia made her debut as a producer through her Eternal Sunshine Productions, who co-produced the film. It is directed by Jasmeet K Reen and written by her along with Parveez Sheikh and Vijay Maurya. In Darlings, Alia plays Badrunissa Shaikh aka Badru, a survivor of domestic violence. Vijay Varma plays the role of her husband, Hamza, while Shefali plays Alia’s mother Shamshunissa Ansari aka Shamshu.
In a recent interview, Alia spoke about: Shah Rukh Khan‘s response to Darlings. She also said his wife, interior designer and co-producer of the film Gauri Khan, as well as their children Suhana Khan and Aryan Khan, had seen and “enjoyed” Darlings. Alia told Bollywood Bubble that Suhana even saw the movie twice.
Earlier Alia had shared that Gauri Khan liked the movie and this was no less than a ‘big win’ for her as Gauri rarely likes anything. Speaking of Gauri’s reaction to Darlings, Alia told Bollywood Hungama in an interview: “I was really happy that Gauri loved it. I was like when Gauri loves my movies, I feel very grateful. It’s a very rare something. She doesn’t like anything. Even though she is a producer of the film, the fact that she loved it I feel so relieved. I also said that when they called me, even Shah Rukh agrees that if Gauri like something, it’s a big win.”