Darlings Trailer reactions: Twitterati hails Alia Bhatt as 'lady superstar' after watching her 'world-class' performance in dark comedy

    Darlings Trailer reactions: Twitterati hails Alia Bhatt as 'lady superstar' after watching her 'world-class' performance in dark comedy

    Directed by debutant Jasmeet K Reen, the film has been co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Alia’s Eternal Sunshine Productions. It is set for OTT release on Netflix on August 5.

    Darlings Trailer reactions: Twitterati hails Alia Bhatt as 'lady superstar' after watching her 'world-class' performance in dark comedy

    The long-awaited trailer of Alia Bhatt starrer Darlings was unveiled on Monday and received raving reviews from the netizens. Touted to be a dark comedy, the film also marks Alia’s debut as a producer. Also starring Vijay Varma and Shefali Shah , the trailer suggests the film revolves around marriage, revenge, and possible murder.

    Sharing the trailer on social media, Alia wrote, "My first film as a producer! So excited nervous thrilled emotional to share it with you! Darlings trailer put now." About two and half minute trailer opens with Hamza Shaikh(Vijay) deciding to leave his wife Bdarunissa(Alia). Then it shows a series of events that led Badrunissa to seek help from her mother( Shefali) to teach her husband a lesson.

    Directed by debutant Jasmeet K Reen, the film has been co-produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and Alia’s Eternal Sunshine Productions. The official synopsis of the film reads, “Darlings is a dark comedy drama which explores the lives of a mother-daughter duo trying to find their place in Mumbai, seeking courage and love in exceptional circumstances while fighting against all odds.” The film is set for OTT release on Netflix on August 5.

    As soon as the trailer surfaced, Twitterati promptly gave their verdict saying that it is promising and they can’t wait to watch the movie. Fans lauded Alia’s performance as ‘world-class’ and said that this is ‘Alia’s year( referring to blockbuster Gangubai Katiawadi). Some even heaped praises on the concept, calling it ‘amazing.’ One of the users commented that ‘Alia and Shefali together are gonna be fire onscreen’, while another hailed Alia as ‘one and only lady superstar in Bollywood’.

    Moreover, a few of them predicted that Darlings would have crossed Rs 100 crore mark if it was released in theatres. While others appreciated the makers’ decision to stream on the OTT platform considering the concept of the film. Watch the Trailer reactions here: