Netflix has acquired What Are the Odds?, a coming-of-age comedy-drama film starring Yashaswini Dayama (Expensive Zindagi), Karanvir Malhotra (Choice Day), and Abhay Deol (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara) within the lead. Deol can also be a producer. Alongside, Netflix has unveiled a launch date — Could 20 — and a trailer for What Are the Odds?, which suggests John Hughes meets a fluffier The Finish of the F*ing World. What Are the Odds? has been directed by Megha Ramaswamy, finest recognized for co-writing the 2011 black comedy crime movie Shaitan.
What Are the Odds? trailer
Along with Dayama, Malhotra, and Deol, What Are the Odds? additionally stars Monica Dogra (David), Priyanka Bose (Lion), Sulabha Arya (Hera Pheri), and Manu Rishi (Oye Fortunate! Fortunate Oye!). Deol is not the one producer on What Are the Odds?; he served within the function alongside Sanjay Bachani, Pooja Kohli, and Apoorva Bakshi of FilmKaravan. In reality, What Are the Odds? is being known as a “FilmKaravan Unique”, and never a “Netflix Unique”. That is the second collaboration for Netflix and FilmKaravan after final 12 months’s police procedural anthology, Delhi Crime — which was a Netflix authentic.
What Are the Odds? was initially envisioned as a sequence known as The Odds that may observe rebellious teen Vivek (Dayama) and accountable faculty head boy Ashwin (Malhotra) as they went on “a fantastical journey” by the streets of Mumbai. A 90-minute excerpt was proven on the Indian Movie Pageant of Los Angeles in March final 12 months, when it was nonetheless in manufacturing. However the sequence plan has seemingly been shelved, and the excerpt reimagined as a feature-length model now coming to Netflix.
Netflix has a mediocre to horrible file with Indian movies. In 2020, it is given us the horror anthology Ghost Tales from administrators Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, Karan Johar, and Anurag Kashyap in January, the dance drama Yeh Ballet from writer-director Sooni Taraporevala in February, the Kiara Advani-starrer, Johar-produced school rape drama Responsible and the coming-of-age rom-com Maska that includes Manisha Koirala in March, and the Jacqueline Fernandez-led thriller thriller Mrs. Serial Killer.
What Are the Odds? synopsis
“When two unlikely buddies play hooky from faculty, unintended encounters and otherworldly occasions flip their day right into a whimsical coming-of-age journey.”
What Are the Odds? launch date
What Are the Odds? is out Could 20 on Netflix worldwide.
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