The grand premiere of Netflix’s Indian Hindi-language teen musical comedy film ‘The Archies’ in Mumbai on December 5, 2023, was an extravagant affair, celebrating both the film and the presence of numerous Bollywood celebrities with their families. Hosted at the Nita Mukesh Ambani Cultural Centre (NMACC), the event was marked by the attendance of industry stalwarts and their supportive family members.
Celebrities and Their Family: A Heartwarming Affair
Headlined by Bollywood’s iconic Khan family, the premiere saw Shah Rukh Khan arriving with wife Gauri Khan, sons Aryan Khan, AbRam, and his mother-in-law Savita Chhibber to cheer for their daughter Suhana Khan. The presence of this glamorous family added a touch of familial warmth and support to the already star-studded event.
Noteworthy Attendees: A Roll Call of Stars and Debutantes
The guest list included luminaries such as Karisma Kapoor, Karan Johar, Malaika Arora, Shanaya Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Janhvi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Isabelle Kaif, Ranveer Singh, Atlee, Ranbir Kapoor, Neetu Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Saba Azad, Ibrahim Ali Khan, Shilpa Shetty, Ananya Panday, and Rekha. The premiere also witnessed the support of the Bachchan family as Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda makes his acting debut alongside Khushi Kapoor, Sridevi’s younger daughter, marking her entry into the film industry.
The Social Media Buzz: A Testament to Anticipation
The public response to ‘The Archies’ was echoed across social media platforms. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda shared endearing pictures with her brother Agastya Nanda, asserting her support for his debut. Similarly, Indian film director and actor Sujoy Ghosh took to social media, displaying his unwavering admiration for the film and its cast, enriching the pre-release anticipation.
Well-Wishes from Afar: An Industry-Wide Show of Support
Despite their inability to attend, prominent figures in the industry such as Mamata Banerjee and Kareena Kapoor Khan rooted for the success of ‘The Archies’ film. Their virtual show of support added a touch of camaraderie and solidarity to the event, affirming the film’s widespread influence and appeal.