Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan is set for a Prime Video streaming premiere. Backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions and Viacom 18 Studios, makers revealed the trailer today.
The trailer centres on Alisha Khanna (Deepika Padukone), 30, ambitious, now finds herself at a crossroads in life. Her six-year-long relationship has grown monotonous, her career seems to be hitting a lot of roadblocks. Just when she had begun to accept this reality as unchangeable, her life is usurped by the arrival of her cousin, Tia (Ananya Panday) and her fiancé, Zain (Siddhant Chaturvedi), with whom she bonds over a troubled past and a common wish to break from its confines. The story charts the journey of Alisha and Zain, as they confront the ghost of their past on the path they take to avoid it.
Sharing a few words on her character, Padukone says: “Alisha, my character in Gehraiyaan is extremely close to my heart. Certainly one of the most challenging characters I have portrayed on screen. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to play a role that was fun and challenging at the same time. Each of the characters’ struggles and arcs is real, raw and relatable. Our endeavour is to take viewers on a journey they will relate to. When it comes to dealing with relationships and human emotion.”
“I started my journey as an actor with Amazon Prime Video. Now, a film I am incredibly proud of will premiere worldwide on Amazon Prime Video,” says Chaturvedi. “I feel there is a little bit of Zain in all of us. His ambition, aspiration, passion for his dreams his struggles when faced with tough choices are all extremely relatable. For each of us, Gehraiyaan is all soul and heart.”
The movie also stars Dhairya Karwa, Rajat Kapur, Naseeruddin Shah in pivotal roles and is set to premiere on February 11.