By Rishabh Naudiyal Last Updated:
Famous Indian director, Zoya Akhtar is once again in the headlines after reports are rife that she is going to launch three popular star kids, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Suhana Khan and Khushi Kapoor, in her next project. The critically acclaimed filmmaker has already impressed everyone with her movies like Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Dil Dhadakne Do, and Gully Boy.
There's no doubt that she is one of the youngest and brightest directors the Bollywood industry has right now, and her awards and accolades speak everything about her filmmaking credentials. Recently, it was announced by Farhan Akhtar that he is returning to direction with his next project, Jee Le Zaara and in that much-awaited all-girls road-trip film, his sister is going to be one of the producers of the film.
According to multiple reports, Zoya Akhtar is all set to give a desi twist to the critically acclaimed and world-famous comics Archie comics for her Netflix adaptation series. The director has reportedly found her lead characters, Archie, Betty, and Veronica. For Betty's role, Zoya has allegedly cast Shah Rukh Khan's daughter, Suhana Khan and Boney Kapoor's daughter, Khushi Kapoor, is reportedly cast in the series to play Veronica's character.
However, the casting of the male lead for the series was a tricky task for the filmmaker. But after a lot of work, as per reports, Zoya has signed Saif Ali Khan's son, Ibrahim Ali Khan, for this massive project. Yes! The chote nawab is going to portray the character of Archie, and if we go by the storyline of the Archie comics, then Ibrahim is going to romance both Suhana and Khushi in the series. Everyone was anxiously waiting to witness the acting debut of these three elite star kids of Bollywood, as everyone wants to see whether they can carry on the legacy of their parents in the Indian cinema or not.
At the moment, there is no official confirmation from the side of Zoya Akhtar, but if the reports turn out to be true, then surely it will be one of the most awaited projects of Indian cinema. After the success of Boney Kapoor's daughter, Janhvi Kapoor, in the industry, everyone is eagerly waiting to see Khushi's acting credentials. Also, the reports about Shah Rukh Khan's daughter, Suhana Khan making her debut in Bollywood, often breaks the trending charts in seconds. There is no doubt that the prospect of seeing Saif Ali Khan's son, Ibrahim Ali Khan, romancing these two stunning divas will be quite entertaining and fun to watch.
Zoya Akhtar is the only female director to win the Filmfare Best Director Award on two occasions for the films, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and Gully Boy.