Dobaaraa is a new age thriller that is the official adaptation of Oriol Paulo’s 2018 Spanish-language film Mirage starring Adriana Ugarte. The film is directed by Bollywood’s ace director Anurag Kashyap, known for his work in multiple acclaimed movies like “Gangs of Wasseypur”, Black Friday, Dev D, and also Netflix’s crime thriller series acred Games, etc.
The film is produced by Shobha Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor’s Cult Movies in association with Sunir Kheterpal and Gaurav Bose’s ATHENA. This is the first film under Cult Movies which is a wing of Kapoor’s Balaji Telefilms Ltd. Nachiket Pantvaidya and Ruchikaa Kapoor Sheikh are the co-producers. The film’s screenplay is written by Nihit Bhave while the cinematography is done by Sylvester Fonseca.
Dobaaraa Star Cast
Multiple award-winning actress Taapsee Pannu is playing the major female lead in the film. She had many projects in the pipeline for 2022-23 including the most-awaited biographical sports drama film Shabaash Mithu, based on the life of current ODI and Test captain of India’s Women National Cricket Team, Mithali Raj. Her recent release is Swaroop RSJ directorial “Mishan Impossible”, released on April 1, 2022.
The film marks the third collaboration between the actor-director duo Taapsee and Anurag after Manmarziyaan (2018) and Saand Ki Aankh (2019). It will also show the second collaboration between Taapsee and her “Thappad” co-star Pavail Gulati, who is playing a crucial role in Dobaaraa.
Dobaaraa Release Date & OTT
On May 12th, 2022, the makers of this anticipated thriller film announced its release date and confirmed that the film will be released theatrically on August 19, 202, a week after Aamir Khan’s most-awaited Laal Singh Chaddha and Akshay Kumar’s Raksha Bandhan.
Taapsee Pannu’s film received mixed reviews from the audiences, Box Office collection is also below average, so the film to release on OTT, rights are acquired by Netflix, will be released after on October 15, confirmed by Netflix.
🚨 Forecast for the day at 2:12 PM: Stormy weather with a probability of time travel! ☔⚡
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) September 30, 2022
First Look Poster and Trailer
The official trailer of the film is finally out on July 27th, by announcing the trailer date makers also unveiled the first look poster of the film. The trailer of it looks intriguing, it promises to be a cutthroat cliffhanger and mind-bending thriller. Watch this new edge thriller coming in cinemas in mid-August.
Dobaaraa Announcement Video
Director Anurag Kashyap shared the announcement teaser of the film in February last year. The teaser shows Taapsee entering her apartment where she looks at some film scripts lying around. She then asks Alexa to switch on the TV and later asks Alexa to play a film that is edgy and has a vibe after watching TV news.
After this, we see Kashyap playing pool and asking Taapsee to do a film with him. She is shocked to see him on the TV and asks him how he reached there. Kashyap asks her whether she believes in time travel or not He further says that he has sent a script for her. He says”What is the time? Name is time and time is name” She looks at her watch and says 2:12.
About the Film
The story of the film revolves around a woman who gets an opportunity to save the life of a 12-year-old boy who witnessed a death during a thunderstorm that happened 25 years ago, by getting connected through the television set during a similar storm in the present.