Sunday, June 18, 2023

The Archies cast performs for a massive crowd at Netflix’s Tudum

At Netflix’s annual global fan event, Tudum, held at Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil, The Archies cast introduced the first look of the film and rocked and rolled to the song ‘Sunoh’ with over an audience of over 10000 cheering and many more globally on

The Archies gang came, saw and absolutely conquered the stage at Netflix's Tudum, held at Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, Brazil, on June 18. The grand event, in which the teaser of the much-awaited musical drama After the first look of The Archies was unveiled, the lead cast was introduced on stage by Maitreyi Ramakrishnan from the beloved Netflix show – Never Have I Ever. The cast, includes Dot (Ethel Muggs), Agastya Nanda (Archie Andrews), Khushi Kapoor (Betty Cooper), Mihir Ahuja (Jughead Jones), Suhana Khan (Veronica Lodge), Vedang Raina (Reggie Mantle) and Yuvraj Menda (Dilton Doiley). Tudum also witnessed a first-ever performance by the entire cast on the song Sunoh from their upcoming film. Needless to say, the desi Archies gang ruled the stage and how. The actors were seen dressed in the same clothes as they had worn during the filming of the song while dancing their hearts out. The video was shared by the official page of Netflix India alongside a caption that read, "The Archies ka pehla performance!! (The first performance of The Archies). We have no words because they stole ‘em all."

The teaser of the film was shared by Suhana Khan on Sunday with a caption that read, "Are you ready to go back in time? Welcome to The Archies." Within minutes, the Bollywood fraternity flocked to her comment section to heap praises.  Navya Nanda simply wrote, "Woohooo," while Karan Johar and Bhavan Pandey gushed, "Love." Koel Purie wrote, "What's not to LOVE about this," and yes, we totally agree with it.

Showcasing the Indian Adaptation of the beloved IP, Archies Comics, the film is set in the 1960s, and takes audiences to the fictional hilly town of Riverdale. The Archies is a coming-of-age musical following the lives of Riverdale’s favourite set of teenagers - Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Ethel and Dilton. Seen through the lens of the unique Anglo-Indian community, The Archies explores friendship, freedom, love, heartbreak and rebellion.

Speaking about the experience of the event, Director Zoya Akhtar added: “It is nothing short of awesome to be in São Paulo, showing the first look of The Archies at Tudum. There are local Brazilian fans and people from across the world virtually tuning in for the show. We are so far away from home and yet receiving the loudest cheers which just reminds us that music, love, and friendship are universal and have no barriers.

Check out the first look here. Stay tuned for more updates.

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