Khushi Kapoor, Agastya Nanda, and Suhana Khan announce the release date of The Archies on the streets of Mumbai.


By: Priyal Joshi

The Archies, a highly anticipated movie from director Zoya Akhtar, now has a release date. Suhana Khan, Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Vedang Raina, Yuvraj Menda, Mihir Ahuja, and Aditi Dot play the lead characters in the live-action musical film. The movie, which is based on the well-known American comics of the same name, will be available on Netflix on December 7. The release date for The Archies was announced live on a billboard on Mumbai’s Western Express Highway by the cast. A countdown timer that displays the number of days until the movie’s release may be seen on the billboard.

They all posted videos on Instagram. Suhana was depicted in the video wearing a grey crop top and jeans. Khushi was dressed in a grey sweater and pants. Agastya Nanda chose a white T-shirt, a blue blazer, and jeans. While Mihir and Yuvraj opted for casual white attire, Vedang chose a grey ensemble. Aditi was spotted wearing a red and black dress.  Sharing the clip, Suhana wrote, “The Archies are all set to arrive on December 7th!!#100DaysToGo.” Suhana also posted a new poster of the film. She wrote, “100 days till you meet The Archies!” Mihir shared the clip on his Instagram and wrote, “We are on a billboard Here’s a daily reminder, The Archies are all set to arrive on December 7th. Suhana will portray Veronica Lodge in the movie, with Agastya playing Archie Andrews and Khushi Kapoor playing Betty Cooper. Reggie Mantle will be portrayed by Vedang Raina, Dilton Doiley by Yuvraj Menda, Jughead Jones by Mihir Ahuja, and Ethel Muggs by Aditi Dot.

The 1960s-set movie, according to the creators, follows the lives of Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Ethel, and Dilton to explore friendship, freedom, love, heartbreak, and rebellion. Audiences will be transported to the made-up, hilly town of Riverdale. Along with the directors Reema Kagti and Ayesha Devitre, Zoya served as a writer to the project. The Archies is created by Archie Comics, Graphic India, Zoya and Reema’s Tiger Baby, and Netflix India.