The Girl on the Train (2020 film)

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The Girl on The Train
Directed byRibhu Dasgupta
Based onThe Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins
CinematographyTribhuvan Babu
Edited bySangeeth Varghese
Distributed byReliance Entertainment
Release date
  • 8 May 2020 (2020-05-08)[1]

The Girl on The Train is an upcoming Indian Hindi-language mystery thriller film directed by Ribhu Dasgupta and produced under the banner of Reliance Entertainment. It is a remake of the 2016 American film of the same name, in turn based on the British author Paula Hawkins' 2015 novel of the same name. The film stars Parineeti Chopra playing the role of an alcoholic divorcee who gets embroiled in a missing person’s investigation.

Principal photography began on 4 August 2019. The film is scheduled for release on 8 May 2020.[2][3]



The film was announced on 24 April 2019 by Chopra on social media.[4] In early May 2019 shooting schedule of the film were announced. The first schedule was planned in late July in England. In a statement Chopra felt that it was a new role, a contrast to her personality and said, “I am super excited to be shooting this film because this is a role that I have never experienced before, read before and I think the audience has never experienced this kind of acting piece from me.”[5] Kirti Kulhari was added to cast in August, she will play Aaliya Shergill, a British cop.[6]

The principal photography began in early August in London.[7]


The Girl on The Train is scheduled for release on 8 May 2020.[1]


  1. ^ a b Taran Adarsh [@taran_adarsh] (29 November 2019). "Release date finalized... The #Hindi adaptation of #TheGirlOnTheTrain – not titled yet – to release on 8 May 2020... Stars Parineeti Chopra, Aditi Rao Hydari, Kirti Kulhari, Avinash Tiwary and Hollywood actor Sammy John Heaney... Directed by Ribhu Dasgupta... Produced by Reliance Entertainment..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ "Parineeti Chopra starrer The Girl on The Train remake goes on floors; film to release in 2020". Bollywood Hungama. 5 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Parineeti Chopra starts filming 'The Girl On The Train' Hindi adaptation". The Times of India. 4 August 2019. Retrieved 5 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Parineeti Chopra to star in official Hindi remake of 'The Girl On The Train'". The Week. 24 April 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Parineeti Chopra to shoot The Girl on the Train in England, says 'it is going to be like school'". Hindustan Times. 8 May 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  6. ^ "Kirti Kulhari to play British cop in Parineeti Chopra-starrer The Girl On The Train Hindi remake". India Today. 6 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.
  7. ^ "Parineeti Chopra's Hindi remake of The Girl on The Train goes on floors; makers aim for 2020 release". Firstpost. 4 August 2019. Retrieved 6 August 2019.

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