Staying true to its promise of ‘new movie every week in 2021’, Netflix has announced that Parineeti Chopra’s ‘The Girl On The Train’ will premiere directly on the leading OTT platform next month. Yes, you read that right! The streaming giant has unveiled the teaser of the film on Wednesday (January 13). The mystery thriller drama trended on social media after the teaser
‘The Girl On The Train’ Teaser
Parineeti Chopra will be seen in a different avatar in the much-awaited flick as she is playing the role of an alcoholic divorcee, who somehow gets involved in a missing person’s investigation.
“Are you on the edge of your seat or are you on the edge of your seat? A bright city, a dull morning and a curious girl on the train. When a voyeuristic divorcee fixates on the lives of a perfect couple from afar, she soon gets embroiled in a murder mystery that unfolds revealing truths about her own life. Get on board a thrilling experience with Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari and Avinash Tiwary. Catch Ribhu Dasgupta’s The Girl On The Train on 26th February,” the synopsis on the official YouTube handle of Netflix India read.
Story Of ‘The Girl On The Train’
The movie is the official Hindi remake of Hollywood psychological thriller ‘The Girl On The Train’. The flick was based on Paula Hawkins’s bestselling novel of the same name. Emily Blunt played the role of a Rachel, who is deeply affected by her broken marriage and hence, she travels aimlessly on a train to New York on a daily basis. How she gets embroiled into a murder mystery forms the crux of the story. Parineeti will be essaying the role of Meera in the highly anticipated film.
Release Date Of ‘The Girl On The Train’
The movie, directed by Ribhu Dasgupta, was originally slated to hit the silver screens in 2020; However, it got delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ‘The Girl On The Train’ will premiere directly on February 26, 2021 on Netflix. The OTT platform has promised the audience to take them on a ‘never before seen train journey’.
Cast Of ‘The Girl On The Train’
The film also stars Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari, Avinash Tiwary and Sammy Jonas Heaney. It remains to be seen if the makers are able to do justice to the novel or not.
Films Which Will Release On OTT Platforms
The likes of ‘Bhuj: The Pride Of India’ and ‘The Big Bull’ will premiere directly on leading OTT platforms. Last year, big budget films like ‘Coolie No.1’ and ‘Laxmii’ had a direct-to-web release.
Talking about Parineeti, the talented actress also has ‘Saina’ and ‘Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar’ in her kitty.
Watch this space for more updates!