Celebrated filmmaker Sriram Raghavan, who has given us films like Ek Hasina Thi (2004), Johnny Gaddaar (2007), Badlapur (2015), and Andhadhun (2018), has joined hands with streaming media giant Netflix for his next production venture. Titled Monica, O My Darling, the film will star Rajkummar Rao and Huma Qureshi in lead roles.
According to reports, filmmaker Vasan Bala who has helmed the critically acclaimed film, Mard Ko Dard Nai Hota has been roped in to direct Monica, O My Darling. Sriram Raghavan and Sanjay Routray will produce the film under the banner of Matchbox Pictures. Reports also suggest that it is touted to be a comic caper set in a backdrop of an office space.
Rajkummar Rao and Huma Qureshi will reunite after a long time. The duo has previously worked together in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur series. However, they did not screen space in the franchise. So, Monica, O My Darling will mark the first film where the two will share the frame.
This film will mark Rajkummar’s third collaboration with Netflix after Anurag Basu’s Ludo (2020) and the Oscars-nominated film, The White Tiger (2021). While it will Huma’s second collaboration with Netflix after the show Leila (2017).
I am super excited about this one! What about you guys?