The first look of Zoya Akhtar‘s Bollywood adaptation of ‘The Archies’ comics was released on Saturday. It stars Suhana Khan as Veronica, Khushi Kapoor as Betty and Agastya Nanda as Archies.

“Grab your picnic baskets and pick out your cutest outfits, we’re going to greet the Archie’s gang. Presenting the cast of THE ARCHIES, a Zoya Akhtar film,” Netflix wrote on Instagram while presenting the teaser. 

Full cast –

Mihir Ahuja


Khushi Kapoor

Suhana Khan

Yuvraj Menda

Agastya Nanda

Vedang Raina

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After the teaser’s release, several Bollywood stars took to social media to give a shout out to the actors. 

”From renting the Archie’s Digest for 25 paise per day from book rental stores to see @zoieakhtar make this come alive on screen….is just incredible. Wishing all the little ones the best as they take their first little steps into the most beautiful of professions,” Suhana’s father Shah Rukh Khan wrote. 

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Janhvi Kapoor wrote, “Can you keep calm? I can’t. Can you breathe? Because I can’t. If this isn’t the most exciting thing ever IDK what is? You guys have been working tirelessly for months to create this world, find these characters and start living this journey and there’s no one better than Zoya Akhtar to guide you through this and create this most special and wholesome world of Archies.”

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Amitabh Bachchan tweeted, “Another SONrise .. my GrandSON .. all the blessings Agastya .. love you.”

Netflix has partnered with Archie Comics for the project, which Akhtar and her longtime collaborator Reema Kagti are producing under their banner Tiger Baby. It will be released on Netflix in 2023.