Entertainment12 January 2021
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN TO PREMIERE ON NETFLIX ON 26th FEB, 2021
Mumbai, 13th January, 2021: A night she cannot remember, a crime she cannot forget! So won’t you with Netflix’s upcoming murder mystery The Girl On The Train. The edge of the seat thriller, headlined by versatile and much-loved actors - Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari and Avinash Tiwary, will have you holding your breath as the mystery unravels. Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and produced by Reliance Entertainment, the film is slated to release on 26th February 2021 on Netflix.
The Girl On The Train is the story of Meera (Parineeti Chopra), who fixates on the perfect lives of a couple from afar, during her daily commutes on the train. One day, she witnesses something out of the ordinary, that shocks her. The film follows her journey as she tries to unravel the truth. The Girl On The Train is an official adaptation of Paula Hawkins’ bestselling book by the same name.
Director Ribhu Dasgupta said, “I always wanted to explore this genre and loved this unique story. There is plenty to relate to both in terms of the emotions and mysteries that I was able to delve into in this thriller - rejection, loneliness, voyeurism, daily commutes on which we see and don’t see things. It was an extremely fruitful experience working on the film and collaborating with Netflix is always incredible. Hope the audience will be as excited watching The Girl On The Train as I was making it.”
Shibasish Sarkar, Group Chief Executive Officer, Reliance Entertainment said, “The Girl On The Train marks our first film collaboration with Netflix, with many more to come! We are very excited about this suspense thriller, Ribhu’s directorial sensibilities and the extremely talented cast."
Pratiksha Rao, Director- Content Acquisition, Netflix India said, “We are thrilled to bring The Girl On The Train to our members in India and around the world. We want to be the home for the most entertaining films in the country. This riveting murder mystery is a great addition to the incredible and diverse selection of films on Netflix across many languages.”
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About Reliance Entertainment:
Reliance Entertainment is the media and entertainment arm of Reliance Group and is engaged in the creation and distribution of content across film, television, digital and gaming platforms.
Internationally, Reliance Entertainment has partnered since 2009 with iconic film producer and director, Steven Spielberg, in the formation of DreamWorks Studios, and thereafter, Amblin Partners. This relationship has produced several successful films such as The Help, War Horse, Lincoln, The Hundred Foot Journey, The Girl on the Train, A Dog's Purpose, Bridge of Spies, The Post, 2019 Golden Globes and Oscar winning film, Green Book & 2020 Academy Award nominee and Golden Globes winner 1917.
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