The first trailer of the upcoming Netflix film Lust Stories is out and it seems extremely promising. The movie stars an ensemble of actors like Radhika Apte, Neha Dhupia, Vicky Kaushal, Jaideep Ahlawat, Manisha Koirala, Akash Thosar, Sanjay Kapoor, Bhumi Pednekar, Neil Bhoopalam, Kiara Advani.
Four directors–Karan Johar, Dibaker Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar and Anurag Kashyap have collaborated together for four short stories. This is the second time that these 4 directors have come together for a venture like this. The first time they all had collaborated, it was for Bombay Talkies.
The film is all about love, romance, betrayal and heartbreaks. There are four short stories in the film.
The trailer opens with Radhika Apte’s dialogue from Anurag Kashyap’s film that sets the mood for Lust Stories. “You can’t hurt someone you love, intentionally you don’t. But you only hurt those you love!,” she is heard saying. Radhika plays the role of a professor who is married to someone who is a strong advocate of monogamy and wants their relationship to be like that of penguins!
The second story starring Neil Bhoopalam and Bhumi Pednekar where the latter plays a house help who falls in love with the owner. The third story stars Vicky Kaushal and Kiara Advani, and explores sexual dissatisfaction in a marriage. Neha Dhupia makes an appearance too. Sanjay Kapoor, Manisha Koirala and Jaideep Ahlawat star in the fourth film which revolves around extra-marital affair.
In a statement given out by Ronnie Screwvala, it read, “Lust Stories, four short films that deal with real-life relationships in modern India and brought together as one film brilliantly under a common theme by Anurag, Dibakar, Karan and Zoya is a perfect premiere for global audiences on Netflix.”
Lust stories is produced by Ronnie Screwvala and Ashi Dua and it will release on Netflix on June 15.
Watch the trailer here: