Pagglait, the upcoming Hindi film starring Sanya Malhotra, will release on Netflix on March 26, the streaming giant announced on Thursday. The Dangal actor will be seen playing the role of a widow who struggles to mourn her husband’s death.
Something tells us that not being able to cry is the least of Sandhya's problems. #PagglaitOnNetflix@sanyamalhotra07 @umeshbist @ektarkapoor @guneetm @aachinjain @RuchikaaKapoor @sikhyaent @balajimotionpic @ranaashutosh10 @sayanigupta @rajeshtailang pic.twitter.com/maqFdxAYaM
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) February 25, 2021
As per Netflix’s synopsis, Pagglait will be a comedy-drama with a true-to-life portrayal of a typical Indian middle-class family navigating a crisis. Malhotra plays the role of the recently-widowed Sandhya struggling to mourn the death of her husband. When Sandhya’s husband suffers an untimely death, just a few months into their marriage, a slew of revelations forces her to re-examine her priorities and make some hard decisions. As events unfold, Sandhya sets onto a path of self-discovery, attempting to find her identity and purpose in life – all this while living amidst the quirky members of her joint family.
Written and directed by Umesh Bist, the film also stars Sayani Gupta, Shrutii Sharma, Ashutosh Rana, Raghubir Yadav, Sheeba Chaddha, Meghna Malik, Natasha Rastogi, Ananya Khare, Yamini Singh, Bhupesh Pandya, Chetan Sharma, Aasif Khan, Nakul Roshan Sahdev, Ashlesha Thakur, Sachin Chaudhary, Saroj Singh, and Rajesh Tailang.
Talking about her character, Malhotra said, “So thrilled to announce this film which is very close to my heart on my special day. My Pagglait journey was Pagglait indeed- and I can’t wait for the world to witness this unique story very soon.”
She share the film’s teaser on social media.
Emotions in this household are either running high or not at all. Pagglait, premieres 26th March, only on Netflix. #PagglaitOnNetflix@NetflixIndia @umeshbist @ektarkapoor @guneetm @aachinjain @RuchikaaKapoor @sikhyaent @balajimotionpic pic.twitter.com/Dq88GH2l1h
— Sanya Malhotra (@sanyamalhotra07) February 25, 2021
Pagglait is produced by Shobhaa Kapoor and Ekta Kapoor under the banner Balaji Telefilms, and Guneet Monga and Achin Jain representing Sikhya Entertainments. Executive produced by Guneet Dogra, the film has Rafey Mahmood as the cinematographer and Prerna Saigal as the editor.