The Archies, Zoya Akhtar’s coming-of-age musical, hits Netflix on December 7. Impressed by iconic characters from Archie comics, with an Anglo-Indian spin, The Archies boasts a solid of star children together with Agastya Nanda, Suhana Khan, and Khushi Kapoor, amongst others. Forward of the movie’s launch, airline Vistara has partnered with Netflix on ‘Flight to Riverdale’, a particular British 1964 flight that may host the solid of the movie, choose followers and Membership Vistara members for an Archie expertise.
The flight took off from Indira Gandhi Worldwide Airport, Delhi at 2.40 pm and arrived at Manohar Worldwide Airport, Goa, at 17.15 Friday. The aircraft itself supplied an genuine Archie expertise with retro-themed decor that matched the movie’s aesthetic. Based on a press launch, followers on the particular flight additionally obtained specifically chosen meals and drinks, personalized Vistara and Netflix giveaways together with the prospect to satisfy and journey with the movie’s solid.
Together with the solid, director Zoya Akhtar and co-writer Reema Kagti had been additionally current on the flight. The press launch additionally famous that the solid was current in character throughout the flight – Suhana Khan as Veronica Lodge, Khushi Kapoor as Betty Cooper, Agastya Nanda as Archie Andrews, Aditi Saigal as Ethel Muggs, Vedang Raina as Reggie Mantle, Mihir Ahuja as Jughead Jones and Yuvraj Menda as Dilton Doiley.
Commenting on the collaboration, Deepti Sampat, Vice President – Advertising, Vistara stated, “We’re delighted to be the primary Indian airline to associate with Netflix to make a journey down reminiscence lane with our particular ‘Flight to Riverdale’. Vistara Retrojet, with its nostalgic attraction, not solely transports us again to a golden period, but additionally propels us right into a future the place the boundaries between cinema and air journey merge, providing passengers an expertise that transcends the extraordinary.UK 1964 will fully certain to go away a everlasting path of lasting recollections whereas evoking nostalgia.”
In August, Netflix revealed the discharge date for The Archies. The streaming platform additionally dropped a trailer for the upcoming movie earlier this month, showcasing its story, solid and candy-colored aesthetic.
Set within the Nineteen Sixties, The Archies recreates widespread characters from the titular comics and casts them within the imaginary idyllic city of Riverdale in India. It follows the lives of Archie and their associates as they navigate friendship, heartbreak, insurrection, college protests, dance events and extra. Akhtar is co-producing The Archies movie by means of his personal Tiger Child Movies banner with Sharad Devarajan’s Graphics India. The Archies shall be launched on December 7 on Netflix.