Hindi adaptation of German thriller Run Lola Run, Looop Lapeta, gets February 4, 2022, Netflix premiere. The picture unites Sony Pictures Films India, Ellipsis Entertainment and Aayush Maheshwari as producers. Inside Edge‘s Aakash Bhatia makes his feature film debut as director.
Sharing his view on the streaming date, Bhatia expresses: “I’m extremely excited with the shape we have given it. It boldly jumps genres from comedy, thriller to romance and makes for a rollercoaster ride for audiences. A powerhouse ensemble cast and crew made this project what it is.”
The movie centres around Savi, (Taapsee Pannu), who finds herself in a sticky situation when her boyfriend Satya (Tahir Raj Bhasin) gets unknowingly trapped in a crisis.
Speaking about his role, Bhasin says: “The film is a clutter-breaking take on new age romance, and a genre I am exploring for the first time. I can’t wait for the world to meet the characters Satya & Savi. Our director Aakash Bhatia has a unique style stamp that has created a visually stunning world where thrill and comedy combine for one crazy rollercoaster of an entertainer.”
Run Lola Run follows a woman who needs to arrange 100,000 Deutsche Mark in 20 minutes to save her boyfriend. It stars Franka Potente and Moritz Bleibtreu in lead roles. In 1998, it was Germany’s official entry to the Oscars. Helmed by Tom Tykwer.