Rajkummar Rao and Huma Qureshi to star in Sriram Raghavan’s ‘Monica, O My Darling’

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Famous filmmaker Sriram Raghavan, who has given us films like Ek Hasina Thi (2004), Johnny Gaddaar (2007), Badlapur (2015), and Andhadhun (2018), has joined hands with media giant Netflix for their next production venture titled Monica, O My Darling. Rajkumar Rao and Huma Qureshi will play the lead roles.

According to the reports, filmmaker Vasan Bala, who has helped with the critically acclaimed film Mard Ko Dard Nai Hota, will also be directing Monica, O My Darling. Sriram Raghavan and Sanjay Routray will produce the film under the banner of Matchbox Pictures. Reports also suggest that it is touted to be a comic caper set in a backdrop of an office space

Rajkumar Rao and Huma Qureshi will be seen together after a long time. The pair had previously worked together in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur series. However, they did not share the screen space in the franchise. So, Monica, O My Darling would mark the first film where the two would be seen together.

The film will mark Rajkumar’s third collaboration with Netflix, after  Anurag Basu’s Ludo (2020) and the Oscars-nominated film, The White Tiger (2021). While this will be Huma’s second collaboration with Netflix after Leila (2017).