Alia Bhatt’s Darlings Movie Release Date Has Come!

“Darna Nahi Darlings”

Alia Bhatt makes the debut of her production house “Eternal Sunshine Productions” with the release of the movie “Darlings” on the 5th of August 2022. The line “DarnaNahi Darlings” is used to highlight how Alia Bhatt struggled and fought against her abusive relationship without fear. This 2 hours 14 minutes movie is a dark comedy, thriller, and drama movie. 

This Hindi film was released on the prestigious OTT platform Netflix on the 5th of August 2022. According to a report Netflix had bought this film for 75 crores check out our other article.

The director Jasmeet K. Reen along with the outstanding team of cinematography under Anil Mehta and Music under Vishal Bhardwaj has worked exceptionally hard to give the audience a spectacular treat of entertainment!

Darlings Movie: A Detailed Analysis

Since the darlings movie release date is already here hence it can be discussed in detail. The sensitive topic of physical abuse is taken up in Alia Bhatt’s debut Film as a producer. 

The producer is not only Alia’s new production house “Eternal Sunshine Production” but also “Red Chillies Entertainment” hence the producers are Gauri khan, Alia Bhatt, and Gaurav Varma. 

Shahrukh Khan a dear friend of Alia Bhatt explains how Gauri Khan likes the movie darlings, and that it’s a big achievement since Gauri hardly likes any film.

Spoiler Alert:

Badru (Alia Bhatt) marries her love Hamza (Vijay Verma) after he obtains a government job as a ticket collector. However, soon after the marriage, the relationship turns out to be gigantically toxic since Hamza gets addicted to drinking which not only harms his bodily health but also his wife since he used to beat her up and this physical abuse makes Badru struggle to keep her relationship alive. 

Badru’s desperation to stay in the relationship ended after a turning point in her life which was her miscarriage. 

Also Read: Alia Bhatt’s Debut in Production

Darlings Movie Release Date & Review

Darlings movie has been released on Netflix. Darling’s movie release date was August 5 2022 which was on last Friday. All the Alia Bhatt fans had been waiting impatiently for this movie since it was her Debut as a producer. Now, that Alia Bhatt has become a popular figure after the huge success of Gangubai Kathiawadi, any of her movies are worth waiting for. 

Darlings movie release date

The Roles & Cast of Darlings:

  1. Alia Bhatt as Badrunissa Sheikh: Badrunissa aka Badru falls in love with Hamza, who later obtains a government job to settle his career and marries Badru. The married life of Badru and Hamza is set against the dingy backdrop of a Chawls rather toxic. It projects the gullibility of Badru to save her relationship with Hamza despite the domestic abuse she has to face from her drunk husband. The independent women of today’s time will certainly, question Badru’s desperation to stay in that toxic relationship. But, in the end, Badru loses her patience due to the miscarriage she faces.
  2. Shefali Shah as Shamshunnisa Ansari aka Shamshu: Shefali Shah has taken the role of the mature woman who’s the Mother of Badru and guides her at every step of her relationship. Although Badru listens to her intuition and heart while taking decisions her mother still supports her in every decision she makes. Shamshu takes up the bold task of persuading her daughter to step out of her unhealthy marriage. Since all she cares for is the well-being of her child. 
  3. Vijay Varma as Hamza Sheikh: Vijay Varma plays the role of Hamza the dominant and toxic husband who changes behavior just like a chameleon changes its color. This change of behavior from a loving husband to an abusive man projects his fine-acting skills and the fact of how involved he was in the role. No doubt Vijay Verma is a great actor as could be spotted in Gully Boy with Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.

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The Movie’s Purpose

Darlings movie release date

The movie “Darlings” highlights the physical abuse between a married couple. It also projects the gullible wife “Badru” as the victim of domestic abuse who despite such heartless behavior from her drunk husband does not mind cooking breakfast for him every morning.

It shows the struggle of a woman who tolerates her husband’s toxic behavior till she loses her patience. After Badru undergoes a miscarriage she becomes a bold wife who fights back with her husband. The movie has not only projected this sensitive topic of physical abuse through the film but also highlighted the supportive relationship between a mom and her daughter. 


The performance of each character is very fine and realistic. This movie against the background of the Mumbai Chawls delivers a significant message to women, to stand up against domestic violence. 


This dark comedy projects the life of the mother-daughter duo which includes Shefali shah as the mother and Alia Bhatt as the daughter who’s stuck in a toxic, abusive marriage. It shows the in-depth love between the mom and daughter that the mom and highlights how a mother only wishes the good for her kid. The mother supports her daughter to come out of the unhealthy marriage using ethical and unethical means. This movie highlights the extent of domestic violence and how it negatively affects women biologically, physically, and mentally. darlings movie release date is here and you must watch it on Netflix!

Written By: Nehal Sharma

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