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09/15/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/15/2021 22:18

Vishal Bhardwaj And Netflix Come Together For Their Upcoming Spy-thriller Film Khufiya →

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~ 'Khufiya', directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, is based on the popular espionage novel 'Escape to Nowhere' by Amar Bhushan and will release exclusively on Netflix ~

Mumbai, September 16, 2021: Two powerhouses of entertainment - Netflix and Vishal Bhardwaj, bring to you a spy thriller, Khufiya, inspired by true events and based on an espionage novel 'Escape to Nowhere' by Amar Bhushan.

Produced by Vishal Bhardwaj Films and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, Khufiya is a story about Krishna Mehra, a R&AW operative who is assigned to track down the mole selling India's defence secrets. All along, grappling with her dual identity of a spy and a lover. The film stars Tabu, Ali Fazal, Wamiqa Gabbi and Ashish Vidyarthi in pivotal roles.

Sharing his excitement about the film, Director & Producer Vishal Bhardwaj said, 'With Khufiya, my attempt is to create an edgy espionage film that contrasts the slow burn of intelligence & surveillance work with one's deep rooted emotional conflicts'

Collaborating with Netflix and Vishal Bhardwaj yet once again, Tabu said, 'Khufiya is a one of a kind project, extremely close to my heart and I am excited to be a part of this gripping spy thriller. As always, it's a delight working with VB (Vishal Bhardwaj) again, and feels like homecoming!'

Pratiksha Rao, Director, Films and Licensing, Netflix India said, 'We are thrilled to partner with the master of storytelling, Vishal Bhardwaj on Khufiya. His films are known to brilliantly showcase inherent conflicts between different characters and their worlds through moving stories, and we can't wait for our members to experience this through the incredible story of Khufiya.'

Producer:

Vishal Bhardwaj Films

Director:

Vishal Bhardwaj

Writer:

Vishal Bhardwaj

Rohan Narula

Cast (in alphabetical order):

Ali Fazal

Ashish Vidyarthi

Tabu

Wamiqa Gabbi

About Netflix:

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About Vishal Bhardwaj Pictures:

The renowned director, composer, singer and writer, Mr Vishal Bhardwaj, founded his own production companies VB Pictures and VB Films. Over the last two decades, the 14 movies to have come out of the production house have gone on to attain national as well as well as international acclaim. Whether it is the celebrated Shakespearean trilogy Maqbool, Omkara and Haider or, the cult classic Kaminey; the craft of storytelling, engaging the community and introducing new talent has been the focus. The production house remains committed to producing content rich movies. For the latest news and updates from us, follow us on [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]