This news is surely going to come in as the happiest moment for quality cinema and international TV drama aficionados as our stellar performer and B town actress’s critically acclaimed and award winning international drama is going to be released in our country and surely her global fans are feeling excited as well as after winning hearts of global audiences and critics with the path breaking performance as Mahnoor Inayat Khan in A Call To Spy (2019), Radhika’s film releases nationally in December.
She is one of Bollywood’s most widely loved and ace exemplary performers in today’s times and has been winning hearts of audiences and fans both nationally and globally with some of her best path breaking career best performances on films like Badlapur (2015), Hunterrr (2015), Phobia (2016), Parched (2015), Lust Stories (Netflix, 2018), Andhadhun (2018), Sacred Games (Netflix, 2018), Ghoul (Netflix, 2018) and so on. She is simultaneously also making a big mark and name for herself and also is representing our country internationally as an actor with some of her finest film and drama performances off late where she is making our Bollywood film fraternity proud and also the fans and audiences are very jubilant to know that A Call To Spy, Radhika’s film releases nationally in December.
Finally after winning awards and critical acclaim internationally, the impossible has been made possible by nationally prominent OTT streaming platform Amazon Prime Video India as they are finally bringing the movie A Call To Spy to our digital OTT screens on 11th December 2020 in India.
The official synopsis of the movie is, “In the beginning of WWII, with Britain becoming desperate, Churchill orders his new spy agency –“SOE” – to recruit and train women as spies. The spies, referred to by The Irish Times as “Churchill’s wonder women,” had a daunting mission: conduct sabotage and build a resistance. SOE’s “Spymistress,” Vera Atkins (Stana Katic) recruits two unusual candidates: Virginia Hall (Thomas), an ambitious American with a wooden leg, and Noor Inayat Khan (played by Radhika Apte), a Muslim pacifist. Together, these women help to undermine the Nazi regime in France, leaving an unmistakable legacy in their wake”.
A Call To Spy has been written by Sarah Megan Thomas and written by Lydia Dean Pilcher. Where Sarah also stars in it with the hit crime series Castle (2009- 2016) fame internationally loved TV and Hollywood superstar Stana Katic along with Radhika Apte who debuts into Hollywood with this film.
During Radhika’s recent interview with a leading Indian digital entertainment portal, whilst talking about her internationally acclaimed film’s release in India said, “I couldn’t be happier to be an integral part of this film, working alongside such an incredible cast from around the globe and I am extremely excited about the movie’s release on Amazon Prime Video. Since the movie has already premiered globally, I have been waiting for the moment where Indian audiences get the chance to watch this thrilling spy drama. I am hoping that they too will shower the same love and appreciation that we received from other parts of the world”.
Further, praising her performance in the film, Radhika’s co-star and movie writer Sarah said, “I am thrilled that A Call To Spy will be an Amazon Original in India. Radhika Apte is an incredible talent and it was a joy to work with her. She was my first choice for the role of Noor Inayat Khan, and audiences will find Radhika’s portrayal of Noor nuanced, complex, and heartbreaking”.
Also within the interview, talking about the globally loved Hollywood film’s digital release in India on nationally prominent OTT streaming platform, Vijay Subramaniam who is the director and head of content at Amazon Prime Video India said, “We are always committed towards offering our subscribers, who are ardent cinephiles the very best of cinema. ‘A Call to Spy’ is a fascinating story of female war-time agents, something which audiences are yet to explore/witness in prominence. Having already garnered plaudits on the global stage, we are glad to bring this inspiring story to our customers in India”.