Netflix and Sony Pictures Films India along with Ellipsis Entertainment announce their next comedy thriller Looop Lapeta starring Taapsee Pannu and Tahir Raj Bhasin. A race against time and a girlfriend on a mission to rescue her boyfriend from a sticky situation, Looop Lapeta promises viewers an adventurous ride, as the plot unfolds and the actions of the lovers trigger a series of events, both fortunate and unfortunate.

Produced by Sony Pictures Films India, Ellipsis Entertainment and Aayush Maheshwari, Looop Lapeta is the Hindi-language remake of Tom Tykwer’s celebrated cult classic Run Lola Run and the directorial feature debut of Aakash Bhatia.

Pratiksha Rao, Director, Films and Licensing, Netflix India says, “We are thrilled to be the home for Aakash Bhatia’s directorial feature debut, Looop Lapeta. Aakash’s distinctive treatment and style married with this layered story, an unconventional plot, and remarkable performances by an ensemble cast, makes this a truly unique film.”

Vivek Krishnani, Managing Director, Sony Pictures Films India said, “Looop Lapeta brings together an exciting combination of comedy and thriller. We at Sony Pictures Films India are constantly looking for movies that can break boundaries and provide fresh entertainment to audiences. It has been an amazing collaboration with the director Aakash Bhatia and Ellipsis Entertainment to deliver a different and unique Indian take on the original cult classic, Run Lola Run. At Sony Pictures Films India we lay emphasis on working with new directors and talent who want to tell stories that are brave, different, entertaining and can cross over.”

Aakash Bhatia, Director and Writer said, “There’s no way to downplay the exhilaration of making the first film and Looop Lapeta has surpassed every bit of it. I’m extremely excited about the shape we have given it. It boldly jumps genres from comedy, thriller to romance and makes for a rollercoaster ride for audiences. My approach has been to tightly hold on to the emotional core of our story and characters, while consciously playing with style and form. A powerhouse ensemble cast and crew made this project what it is. The creative collaborators in Kasbekar and Tanuj made for great producers on this debut journey. I’m elated that Netflix is the platform that the world gets to watch Looop Lapeta on.”