Last Update: May 04, 2023, 18:41 IST
Sanya Malhotra will next be seen in the much-awaited film ‘Kathal’. The story revolves around a young, honest and ambitious police officer who hopes to solve the mystery of 2 missing murders with a twist, humor and sarcasm. Directed by Yashovardhan Mishra, the film will release on May 19. Makers released the trailer today.
In the trailer, Sanya plays a police officer who is on his mission to find the missing Kathal thief and along the way uncovers the mysteries of the small town of Moba. Various characters like Rajpal Yadav, Vijay Raaz, Anantvijay Joshi and Neha Saraf who help him in his crusade add to the mayhem of finding the missing jackfruit.
Sharing the trailer on her Instagram handle, Sanya wrote, “Inn Kathal ko pakadna mushkil hi nahi, par shayad namumkin bhi nahi Join us in chasing this case of a missing #Kathal, arrives on 19th May only on Netflix!.”
Talking about the trailer launch of the film, co-writer and director Yashovardhan Mishra says, “It is an exciting experience to launch the trailer of my debut film Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery. Through telling our story with an extremely hardworking and talented group of actors, we have created a story that will make the audience laugh and also ensure that they walk away with a strong thought. The weirdly satirical humor is few and far between, and we’ve sketched every character’s graph with the utmost sensitivity and thought. I can’t wait for the audience to watch the film on 19th May, streaming only on Netflix.
Producer Guneet Monga Kapoor shared, “We at Sikhya have always taken pride in delivering homegrown stories that are global in their approach. We are excited to treat our viewers to a family entertainer, Kaathal – The Kaathal Mystery this summer! Sanya along with Rajpal, Vijay, Anant and others will take you on a joy ride to uncover the mystery of the stolen Kathals, directed by our debut director Yashovardhan Mishra. We are thrilled to launch the film on Netflix with Balaji Telefilms, both of whom have supported us in bringing exclusive and relevant content to the forefront globally.
Ekta R Kapoor, Joint Managing Director, Balaji Telefilms shared, “Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery is a very unique and quirky satirical comedy inspired by true events. The quest to find the missing murders is going to be a hilarious and nuanced one that I am sure the viewers will not want to miss. Making ‘Kathal’ has been an amazing experience, and I am proud to associate with Netflix and Sikhya Entertainment for this film. It has really been a pleasure collaborating with Guneet Monga on this project. She is a visionary producer who truly understands the power of storytelling. With ‘Kathal’, we aim to make a film that not only entertains but also leaves a lasting impression on the audience.
Ruchika Kapoor Sheikh, Director of Original Films, Netflix India said, “The process of taking this quirky satire from idea to screen has been as thrilling as the film itself. At Netflix, we believe in empowering storytellers to push boundaries and bring to life ideas that not only entertain, but also leave a lasting impression and Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery, is one such film. Which is straight from the Indian heartland. Working with great filmmakers and telling original stories is our superpower and we can’t wait for our audiences to watch our new film.