The city of Mumbai witnessed a dazzling display of stardom as the who’s who of Bollywood converged at the premiere of The Archies, the highly-anticipated Hindi adaptation of the iconic American comic book series.
The Nita Mukesh Ambani Culture Centre (NMACC) was aglow with glamour, with the Bachchan and Khan families, along with other industry luminaries, gathering to support their rising stars.
Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, and their daughter Aaradhya made a striking entrance in matching black outfits, showcasing a united front in support of Agastya Nanda’s milestone.
The Bachchan-Nanda family, including Shweta Bachchan and Nikhil Nanda, posed for the paparazzi, adding an extra layer of grandeur to the star-studded affair.
Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Aryan Khan, AbRam Khan, and Savita Chhibber brought their charisma to the event, with Shah Rukh sporting an Archies-themed t-shirt. Suhana Khan, in a stunning red sequined gown, led the Khan family in cheering for her debut alongside Agastya Nanda and Khushi Kapoor.
The star-studded evening featured a constellation of Bollywood celebrities, including Karisma Kapoor, Karan Johar, Amrita Arora, Malaika Arora, Shanaya Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Janhvi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Isabelle Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Atlee, Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Saba Azad, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Ananya Panday, Kajol, Ayan Mukerji, Sonali Bendre, and the legendary Rekha.
Jackie Shroff’s heartwarming gesture of gifting a plant to Suhana Khan added a touch of warmth to the evening. Hrithik Roshan and Saba Azad’s camaraderie, Janhvi Kapoor’s shimmering presence, and the attendance of Ibrahim Ali Khan and Aditya Roy Kapur further enriched the glamour quotient.
In a poignant tribute to her late mother, Sridevi, Khushi Kapoor made her debut in a gown with sentimental value, previously worn by her mother at the IIFA award night in 2013. Fans applauded Khushi for honoring her mother’s memory while adding her own unique touch to the ensemble.
The Archies, produced by Tiger Baby Productions and directed by Zoya Akhtar, promises a nostalgic journey into 1960s India. The film explores the adventures of Archie and the gang as they navigate romance, friendship, and the future of Riverdale amid the threat of developers destroying a beloved park.
Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, and Suhana Khan take center stage, portraying iconic characters from Archie Comics. The film, set to release on December 7, is poised to captivate audiences with its unique take on the beloved comic book series.