Dobaaraa is an upcoming 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 going to be 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
On Thursday, May 12th, 2022, the makers of this highly anticipated film announced its release date and now it is confirmed that the film will be released theatrically on August 19, 202, a week after Aamir Khan’s most-awaited Laal Singh Chaddha, that is scheduled to be released on August 11, 2022. Earlier, it was slated to be released on July 1, 2022, but got postponed.
Before, its theater release, the film will also have its premiere at London Indian Film Festival (LIFE), on the opening night, on June 23, 2022. Earlier, Anurag Kashyap’s many films had their premiere at the festival including “Gangs of Wasseypur” and “That Girl in Yellow Boots”.
TAAPSEE – ANURAG KASHYAP: 'DOBAARAA' RELEASE DATE FINALISED… #DoBaaraa – which reunites #TaapseePannu and director #AnuragKashyap – to release on 19 Aug 2022… Costars #PavailGulati… Produced by #ShobhaKapoor, #EktaKapoor, #SunirKheterpal and #GauravBose. pic.twitter.com/BTWBhaZrSi
— taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) May 12, 2022
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.