Irrfan Khan’s son, Babil Khan, is set to start playing for Netflix. Directed by Anvitaa Dutt, the film will also star Tripti Dimri of Bulbul fame, and Swastika Mukherjee, who recently appeared in Sushant Singh Rajput’s Dil Bechara. The film is sponsored by Anushka Sharma and the house of her brother Karnesh Sharma, Clean Slate Filmz.
Netflix and Clean Slate Filmz have released a short video of the announcement. Mainly focused on filmmaking, the video opens with close-up shots of script pages turned in the cool air, followed by the recorder. Babil quickly made his way into the camera with a zoom in close-up. We also see Tripti doing her make-up with the crew preparing their gun for the sets.
Sharing a video of the announcement on Saturday, Babil wrote on Instagram that, “The rebellious Tripti Dimri is back again !!!!!! Whooooooo !!! (and a little bit of me And I doubt the word ‘launch’ because the audience has to open their seats and watch our film not just each character. “From the creators of Bulbbul, Clean Slate Filmz and Anvita Dutt, we bring you the #Start, Netflix Original film.
The post gained a lot of love from fans, gathering over 14,000 likes in less than an hour. Ayushmann Khurrana lowered the heart emoji while Sandhya Mridul said, “You love me .. I wish you the best of luck!”
Babil is referred to as “Babil I Khan” in a video announcing the project. Elaborating on the project, Anvitaa said in a media statement, “The relationship between mother and daughter is sacred and often difficult. Qal is a wonderful, heartbreaking story about a daughter who longs for her mother’s love. It is always a pleasure to work with Clean Slate Filmz and Netflix as they believe in reviving powerful news like Bulbbul, now and Start. ”
“Through Bulbbul, we have found some unskilled partners in the arts at Clean Slate Filmz to live up to Anvitaa Dutt’s great vision. We are excited to meet them again at Start, and also to share the intricate story of a woman we hope will touch many. We are also excited that the talented Tripti Dimri will return to Netflix, this time with the promising Babil I. Khan, a new addition to the growing Netflix family ”, Srishti Behl Arya, Director – International Original Film, Netflix India,.
Babil shared his emotional journey with fans, as he shot his first project. On Saturday morning, he revealed that he has completed the first edition of his first film.