Vidya Balan plays detective in ‘Neeyat'

Jun 22, 2023 KKR

Actress Vidya Balan will be playing the role of a detective in her upcoming theatrical release, ‘Neeyat,’ which is a murder mystery flick. The story follows Vidya Balan's character detective Mira Rao, who is forced by the situation at hand to become an unlikely detective, investigating a mystery-filled murder at a billionaire's party.

Ahead of its trailer launch on Thursday, the makers unveiled an intriguing 17 second teaser. The teaser says "Suspects are arriving. Motives are forming. Get ready folks, a mystery is coming." The movie is set to hit the cinemas on July 7.

The makers also revealed 11 posters of the film's key characters with an introduction to Vidya Balan's character, and the 10 other suspects who drive the plot forward. The film also features Ram Kapoor, who plays billionaire Ashish Kapoor.

Actor Rahul Bose and Shahana Goswami play banker Jimmy Mistry and billionaire Lisa respectively. Niki Walia will be essaying a tarot card reader among many other personalities in the film.

The film is directed and co-written by Anu Menon, who last collaborated with Vidya Balan in the 2020 directorial ‘Shakuntala Devi’, based on the life and times of the lady known as the human computer.

Additional writers for ‘Neeyat’ include Priya Venkataraman, Advaita Kala and Girvani Dhyani with dialogues written by Kausar Munir. The film is a joint production by Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment, which previously produced ‘Shakuntala Devi’, and Prime Video. Click the Movie button below for more info:

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