Netflix announces comedy-thriller Monica, O My Darling starring Rajkummar Rao

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Mumbai: Netflix has announced its upcoming comedy-thriller-drama Monica, O My Darling starring Rajkummar Rao, Huma S Qureshi, Radhika Apte, Sikander Kher, Bagavathi Perumal, Akansha Ranjan Kapoor, Sukant Goel, and Zayn Marie Khan.

Crime, comedy and drama are perfectly woven into Monica, O My Darling, which is directed by Vasan Bala and produced by Matchbox Shots

Black comedy and white-collar crime collide in Monica, O My Darling in which a young man desperately tries to make it big with some unlikely allies and a dastardly diabolical plan to pull off the perfect murder. Join your favourite actors on a roller coaster of dark and devilish twists and turns in this crime drama where survival is the key.

Director Vasan Bala said: “Making a noir film was always on my wishlist and making it for Netflix with Matchbox Shots makes it an absolutely riveting combination. A noir universe comes with it’s set stock of characters and conflicts that seamlessly retro-fit themselves in any time and scenario. As greed, love, betrayal, rage and the all-important ‘I have a plan’ combine to engineer the thrilling exploration of Cinema.”

Matchbox Shots producer Sarita Patil said: “Monica O My Darling is special to us for two reasons.We are excited about Matchbox Shots’  first  collaboration with Netflix and  secondly we have known Vasan Bala for many years and it’s a pleasure  having him on board  the film.”

Netflix India director Pratiksha Rao said: “A captivating story, an incredible cast, and a genre that we can’t get enough of. As we expand our film slate to bring diverse stories from across the country, we are excited to collaborate with Matchbox Shots, the brilliant Vasan Bala and the talented cast, including Rajkummar Rao, Huma S Qureshi, Radhika Apte, for our upcoming thriller, Monica, O My Darling.”