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‘Mili’ OTT Release Date: Janhvi Kapoor’s ‘Mili’ to be available to watch online on Netflix

Highlights

  • The story of Mili garnered interest from the audience ever since the trailer was released.
  • Critics have stated this film to be Janhvi Kapoor’s best work to date.
  • Fans can soon watch Mili on Netflix. Release details are to be announced soon.

The Hindi remake of the popular Malayalam film, Mili, has garnered appreciation from the audience and critics with its recent theatrical release.

Mili Cast and Crew

Presented as a survival thriller film, Mili was made after the makers procured the rights to the Malayalam film titled Helen. The film was then directed by Mathukutty Xavier and released in 2019. Mili also boasts of a stellar cast with Janhvi Kapoor in the leading (titular) role with Sunny Kaushal and Manoj Pahwa in supporting roles.

Mili OTT release details

Mili released in theatres on November 4, 2022, and the digital rights for the film have also been bought by an OTT giant. Fans can soon watch Mili on Netflix. More details regarding the OTT release are yet to be announced.

Mili Trailer and Story

The story of the film revolves around the titular character, a 24-year-old BSc Nursing graduate, Mili Naudiyal, who gets stuck in a freezer and has to somehow survive in order to be saved. What follows are sequences where she finds ways to relentlessly fight in order to be alive.

Mili Reviews

Critics and fans have given positive reviews for the film and reviews state that the film is Janhvi Kapoor’s best work to date as she has taken the role and several characteristic aspects seriously. Some reviews have appreciated Janhvi for carrying the entire film on her shoulders by making it her sincere attempt to impress. Moreover, the film is also called as a gripping thriller with several nail-biting moments.

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The rights to the film were purchased in 2020, and the film was announced one year later. After thorough consideration, Mathukutty Xavier was finalised as the director of the remake. Mili has been produced by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor; and the music for the film has been given by Academy-award-winning composer, AR Rahman. The lyrics for the songs are penned by Javed Akhtar.

Principal photography took place from August to November 2021 in Mumbai and Dehradun. Makers released that the principal photography of the film began in June 2021, however, the same was postponed due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Due consideration was given to the scenes showcasing the freezer where Mili gets stuck and actual freezers were used to show the scenes indoors. Parts of the film have been shot in Mumbai and the remaining in Dehradun.

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