Kareena Kapoor set for OTT debut via Netflix murder mystery directed by Sujoy Ghosh

Kareena will be seen making her OTT splash through the film based on Japanese author Keigo Higashino’s novel, ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’

The OTT arena is blossoming. With many film makers and actors opting more and more for the OTT route, the scene is getting vibrant than ever before. The latest on that front has all in it to thrill the fans of Bollywood’s much loved actor Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Kareena is gearing up for an OTT splash through a murder mystery to be helmed by much-applauded film maker Sujoy Ghosh. The film is yet to be named, but we hear that it would be based on Japanese author Keigo Higashino’s novel, ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’.

With Sujoy Ghosh, who had earlier presented awesome flicks such as Kahaani and Badla, has already begun work on the film. With Kareena being roped in for the film, the enthusiasm among fans has grown manifold. Besides Kareena, the movie will also have in the cast actors such as Jaideep Ahlawat, Vijay Varma and others.

Kareena Kapoor’s OTT debut via Netflix

To be outed on Netflix, Kareena’s debut OTT outing will be much anticipated. Netflix has added a bit of enthusiasm to the upcoming movie by sharing a video of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma, along with Ghosh, at a script reading session for the film.

For Kareena, Sujoy Ghosh’s Netflix film is nothing short of exciting. She has made it public that the flick has all the right ingredients such as a great story, a visionary director and a super talented cast and crew. Further, the thought of bringing a global best-selling book on a murder mystery to reel has added to the excitement.

Much acclaimed work by Higashino

In case you aren’t aware, ‘The Devotion of Suspect X’ is part of Keigo Higashino’s Detective Galileo series, and the third one in the list. A much acclaimed book, it had brought to Higashino the Naoki Prize, which is a highly regarded literary honour in Japan.

‘The Devotion of Suspect X’ had also won the prestigious Honkaku Mystery Award. For Sujoy Ghosh, retelling Higashino’s work on film happened because he considers it the best love story he has read.

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Sanjeev Ramachandran

A journalist with 23 years of experience, Sanjeev has worked with reputed media houses such as Business Standard, The New Indian Express, MSN India, PanAsiaBiz. Sanjeev can be reached at [email protected]
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