Source: HT News Service.
Published on: October 18, 2023


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Kareena Kapoor’s Lead Role in the Detective Drama “The Buckingham Murders” Marks Its Indian Premiere at the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival on October 27.

Hansal Mehta‘s directorial The Buckingham Murders received a standing ovation from the audience at its world premiere at the BFI London Film Festival 2023. The makers have followed that up by releasing the first official poster. Kareena Kapoor, who plays a detective, looks all shades of Mare of Easttown, the Emmy Award-winning HBO drama that reportedly inspired this film.

Kareena’s look in first poster accelerated the excitement

Looking absolutely gritty and gripping, the first official look poster of The Buckingham Murder has truly accelerated the excitement to watch the film. Featuring Kareena Kapoor, caught by two cops, it would definitely be a very different experience to watch the actor essaying the character of a detective and mother.

The old-world British appeal

The black-and-white look of the poster lends it an old-world British appeal. The film is completely shot in London and is 80% in English and 20% in Hindi. The intense ache on Kareena’s face, along with her all-black wardrobe, may allow the internet to compare hers to the solid performance of Kate Winslet as the titular character in Mare of Easttown.

Enjoyed Positive response

While The Buckingham Murders enjoyed a positive response at its world premiere in London, the official X (formerly Twitter) handle of the Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival announced the detective drama as its opening film on Tuesday. The festival will start on Friday, October 27.

Kareena on the film

Kareena has revealed in multiple interviews now that she signed this film when she wasn’t getting any good parts to play. She also said she coincidentally watched Mare of Easttown six times and fangirled over Kate’s performance, before she was offered a very similar part of a mother and a no-nonsense detective by Hansal in The Buckingham Murders. She quickly hopped on board, and also decided to co-produce it. She added that her recent digital debut with Jaane Jaan and now, The Buckingham Murders, mark a turning point in her career.

The Buckingham Murders

Starring an excellent ensemble cast of Kareena, Ash Tandon, Ranveer Brar, and Keith Allen, The Buckingham Murders is directed by Hansal Mehta, written by Aseem Arrora, Kashyap Kapoor, and Raghav Raj Kakker. It is produced by Balaji Telefilms and TBM Films alongside Shobha Kapoor, Ektaa Kapoor, and Kareena herself.

Disclaimer: Except the headline and synopsis, this story has been taken from the HT News Service.