Renowned director Sujoy Ghosh, known for his enigmatic storytelling, is back with an intriguing and spine-chilling crime thriller titled “Jaane Jaan.” The film stars Kareena Kapoor as a single mother, Vijay Varma as a detective, and Jaideep Ahlawat in a never-before-seen role. The story unfolds in the chilly and pine-covered town of Kalimpong, focusing on the murder of Kareena’s ex-husband.
The trailer begins with Maya, portrayed by Kareena Kapoor Khan, concealing a secret from her neighbor Naren, played by Jaideep Ahlawat. Karan, portrayed by Vijay Varma, arrives in Kalimpong to investigate the case, with Maya as his prime suspect. Now, Maya must ensure that her secrets remain hidden from these two men. Prepare for a journey that combines love and suspense, promising powerhouse performances, all through the lens of Sujoy Ghosh.
Director and writer Sujoy Ghosh, speaking about the trailer launch, expressed his excitement: “I am thrilled that audiences can finally catch a glimpse of ‘Jaane Jaan,’ a film that is very close to my heart. Set in Kalimpong, the film weaves a love story, a criminal investigation, budding attraction, mastermind plotting, and the willingness to do anything for love. It features my dream cast of Kareena, Jaideep, and Vijay, each in roles distinct from their previous work. On September 21st, this thriller will be yours, and I can’t wait to hear your thoughts!”
Monika Shergill, VP, Content at Netflix India, remarked, “Jaane Jaan takes us on a thrilling journey where we witness the depths one will go for love. This mesmerizing film showcases the exceptional talents of Kareena Kapoor Khan, Vijay Varma, and Jaideep Ahlawat, guided by the visionary director Sujoy Ghosh. With its blend of crime, mystery, suspense, drama, and romance, ‘Jaane Jaan’ is an absolute must-watch addition to your viewing list and a fantastic addition to the Netflix film lineup.”
Kareena Kapoor Khan, speaking about the trailer launch, said, “I am thrilled that the trailer is finally ready for the audience to see! This is the first time viewers will see me in a thriller, portraying a gritty character like this. ‘Jaane Jaan’ was a script I immediately said yes to when I first heard of it. I’ve always told Sujoy that the film’s unique selling point is its cast, and I had a fantastic time working with Jaideep and Vijay. I can’t wait for Netflix audiences to enjoy ‘Jaane Jaan.'”
Jaideep Ahlawat added, “Ever since I heard the script of ‘Jaane Jaan,’ I was captivated. This role offered me a completely new and never-before-seen appearance, giving me the opportunity to explore something I’ve never done before. Working with Sujoy Ghosh was a dream come true, and sharing the screen with Kareena Kapoor Khan was an amazing experience. And of course, my good friend Vijay Varma, always a pleasure working with him. I genuinely hope the audience appreciates my new avatar and enjoys watching this film as much as I enjoyed shooting for it.”
Vijay Varma shared, “I immediately accepted the opportunity to be part of ‘Jaane Jaan’ when Sujoy offered me this role. I play a witty, charming, and sharp police officer, a refreshing departure from the villainous roles I’ve played before. The film, directed by a maestro known for thrillers, features co-stars like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jaideep Ahlawat, and we had the privilege of shooting it in Kalimpong. Who could resist such an offer? The trailer is the perfect lure to captivate audiences and immerse them in the world of the film.”
The film is an official adaptation of the Japanese novel “Devotion of Suspect X” by Keigo Higashino. It marks Kareena Kapoor’s debut in the OTT space and is scheduled for release on September 21.