All We Know About Kareena Kapoor Starrer 'The Buckingham Murders'

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s intense thriller film, The Buckingham Murders, has finally got a release date. The film is directed by Hansal Mehta and produced by Ekta Kapoor.

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Kareena Kapoor Khan’s intense thriller film, The Buckingham Murders, has finally got a release date. The filmmakers shared the movie's poster and announced its release date on Instagram. Directed by Hansal Mehta, this film promises to deliver a gripping and thrilling cinematic experience.


Kareena Kapoor Starrer 'The Buckingham Murders' Set For September Release

The post revealed that The Buckingham Murders is set to hit theatres on September 13, 2024. "We're thrilled to announce that #TheBuckinghamMurders is coming to theatres on September 13, 2024. Directed by @hansalmehta and starring @kareenakapoorkhan," read the announcement. 

The Buckingham Murders had its premiere at the 67th BFI London Film Festival in October 2023. Kareena Kapoor expressed her delight by taking to Instagram, where she posted several stills from the movie and disclosed her long-standing desire to portray a character like Jasmeet Bhamra. In a detailed message, Kapoor reminisced about the filmmaking journey alongside Mehta and Kapoor.

Check out the post here.


Kareena Kapoor, who was last seen in the Crew, has also earned a noteworthy accomplishment for her upcoming project, The Buckingham Murders. After a remarkable 23-year journey in the acting world, she took her first step into the realm of film production with this film.

Here's Everything We Know About The Buckingham Murders

According to the synopsis of the film, it revolves around Jasmeet Bhamra (Kapoor), a single mother and police officer who is grappling with the recent loss of her child in a shooting spree. Her life takes a new turn when she transfers to High Wycombe and is assigned to investigate a missing child case.

The Buckingham Murders also feature Ash Tandon, Ranveer Brar, and Keith Allen. The screenplay is crafted by Aseem Arrora, Kashyap Kapoor, and Raghav Raj Kakker. Directed by Hansal Mehta, the movie skillfully delves into themes of trauma, closure, and the immigrant experience, all set against the backdrop of an atmospheric thriller.

Moreover, it claims that Kapoor has delivered a career-best performance in this emotionally charged and suspenseful narrative. This film not only features Kapoor in the lead role but also marks her debut as a producer in collaboration with Ektaa R. Kapoor. What's more, even before its release, the film had achieved a significant milestone by securing a spot at the prestigious British Film Institute (BFI) London Film Festival in 2023.


The BFI London Film Festival 2023, in its programme, proudly included The Buckingham Murders. In a brief description on the festival's website, the film is introduced as follows: 'Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor is outstanding as a troubled cop whose latest case brings back painful memories in this gritty thriller.' 

The actor herself has expressed her enthusiasm for this project. Throughout the shoot, Kapoor shared glimpses from her time in London, and in an interview, she mentioned that her role draws inspiration from Kate Winslet's character in Mare of Easttown.



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