Radhika Apte, the actor who was last seen in the Disney+ Hotstar series Ok Computer, took to Instagram to announce her next film, a spy thriller titled Mrs Undercover.
The film, written and helmed by debutant director Anushree Mehta, will star Sumeet Vyas and Rajesh Sharma.
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Apte said in a statement that she was surprised with the film’s “novelty”, according to PTI.
“When I saw this first look, it was that same excitement I felt and it was not only as someone who is a part of the film but also as a member of the audience,” she said in the statement.
Talking about the film, Mehta said: “The title, the poster, the imagery is a long-thought process to make people excited. I am so glad that I found an actor like Radhika Apte to play the titular character.”
The film is presented by B4U Motion Pictures, Jaadugar Films, and Knight Sky Movies.
Abir Sengupta, who directed the Kiara Advani-starrer Indoo ki Jawani, will be producing Mrs Undercover, along with Ishan Saksena and Sunil Shah who have produced films like Pataakha and Baazaar, and Varun Bajaj who has produced the Abhishek Bachhan-starrer All is Well.
Meanwhile, Apte was recently seen as an undercover agent Noor Inayat Khan in Amazon Prime Video’s film A Call to Spy. The film, which marked Apte’s international debut, also starred Sarah Megan Thomas, Stana Katic, Linus Roache, Rossif Sutherland.
She was also seen as an Artificial Intelligence scientist in the sci-fi comedy series Ok Computer. Created and directed by Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar, the series also starred Jackie Shroff, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Varma, and Kani Kusruti. The actor, who has worked in Bengali, Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu films was nominated for the Best Actress award at the International Emmy Awards for her performance in Lust Stories in 2019.