The Archies teaser was revealed on Sunday night during Netflix’s Tudum event in Brazil. Archies Comics’ adaptation of Zoya Akhtar’s stories marks the debut of Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan, late Sridevi’s daughter Khushi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda. Mihir Ahuja, Dot, Yuvraj Menda and Vedang Raina are also part of the film. (Also Read | Archies Star Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor Channel Veronica And Betty At Tudum In Sao Paulo. See Pics)
The Archies teaser
The minute-long teaser began with a glimpse of Riverdale — a picturesque hill station. A toy train pulled into Riverdale Station as horses and some cars appeared on the road. Set in 1964, the coming-of-age, live musical set is based on a group of friends and their lives in Riverdale.
The town has the iconic Pop Tate’s, a soda shop where Archie and his friends hang out. The Archies gang play music, dance at parties and classrooms and enjoy their time outdoors. The teaser also gave a glimpse of the friends–Suhana Khan, Agastya Nanda and Khushi Kapoor, falling in love and going through heartbreaks.
Using Instagram, Netflix India shared the teaser. He captioned it, “You’ve seen them in comics, books and Riverdale – but this time, you’ll see them in India! Set in the 60s, The Archies are building a world that’s both familiar and new. Here’s your first look”.
Fan reaction to the teaser
Reacting to the post, one fan wrote: “This was definitely the 90s throwback we needed.” One comment read: “I need Netflix to release the whole album ASAP.” An Instagram user said, “Suhana literally ate up ’90s fashion and didn’t leave a crumb behind.” One person commented, “So many great people, I don’t know who to look at first.” “I used to read Archies comics and this is a major but beautiful throwback for me,” said another fan.
More about The Archies
Helmed by Zoya Akhtar, the film will be streamed on the OTT platform Netflix. The official release date of the film is still awaited. is a coming-of-age story that will introduce the teenagers of Riverdale to a new generation in India. Recently, Zoya took to her Instagram and shared the poster of the film. He captioned it, “Take a trip to Riverdale. We’ve got you covered. Meet the Archies gang. Coming soon only to @netflix_in!”
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