Archie comics is getting a Bollywood remake. Archie comic’s Netflix adaption “Riverdale” is already famous on the platform. The show is quite famous worldwide. The comics had a huge impact on various TV shows and movies. However, a movie based on Archie comics will be released in India soon. Graphic India, which created the Indian super-hero movie “Chakra” with Stan Lee, co-producing the upcoming film. Fans of the Archie comics will get to see the Bollywood version of Veronica, Betty, Jughead, and Archie.
It is interesting news for Indian fans of “Riverdale”. They are excited about this upcoming theatrical version of the Archie comics.
The plot of the movie is going to follow Archie comics. The plot will resemble “Riverdale”. Archie Comic’s CEO announced this;
“We are supremely excited to partner with the great team at Graphic India to bring Archie and his friends to Bollywood, Archie’s lasting and growing presence in India made this move the logical next step as our stellar library of characters continues to expand into other media.”
Graphic India’s CEO shared his thoughts about the upcoming movie;
“Archie, Betty, Veronica, and Jughead have been a source of inspiration for numerous Bollywood films over the years, and now it’s time to take them fully into Bollywood in an exciting new twist of a story that we have planned.”
However, there is no further news about the plot of the show yet.
The show is still in the development stage. There is no confirmed news about the cast of the film yet. But, according to some sources, Shahrukh Khan daughter Suhana Khan will be part of the film. If the rumors are true, then it will be Suhana’s debut film. Saif Ali Khan’s son, Ibrahim Ali Khan is also rumored to be part of the film.
We are going to see classic elements of Archie Comics in the upcoming Bollywood movie.
“reimagine the classic characters like Archie, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Moose and Jughead as Indians and will feature all the classic elements of the hugely popular comic book series,” Variety had previously announced.
There is no news about the release date of the movie yet. The movie is still in the development stage. It has been 3 years and there is still no news about the release date of the movie yet. The idea about the upcoming movie was revealed in 2018.
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.