The Archies cast guide: Who’s who in the Netflix movie?

MUMBAI, INDIA - DECEMBER 05: Aditi Dot, Santana Roach, Rudra, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Agastya Nanda, Vedang Raina, Khushi Kapoor and Yuvraj Menda attend the premiere of Netflix's "The Archies" on December 05, 2023 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Prodip Guha/Getty Images)
MUMBAI, INDIA - DECEMBER 05: Aditi Dot, Santana Roach, Rudra, Mihir Ahuja, Suhana Khan, Agastya Nanda, Vedang Raina, Khushi Kapoor and Yuvraj Menda attend the premiere of Netflix's "The Archies" on December 05, 2023 in Mumbai, India. (Photo by Prodip Guha/Getty Images) /

Just before the weekend hit, on Dec. 7, 2023, Netflix delighted fans by unveiling a treasured addition to its vast array of original content! The Archies, a Netflix original movie directed by  Zoya Akhtar, takes a nostalgic leap into 1960s India, breathing new life into the beloved Archie Comics universe and relocating the gang to an Anglo-Indian hill station.

For generations, Archie Comics has captured hearts worldwide with its timeless tales of friendship, romance, and youthful adventures. Now, this iconic ensemble — Archie, Betty, Veronica, Jughead, Reggie, Ethel, and Dilton — takes center stage in a coming-of-age musical set against the backdrop of a picturesque hillside town! If you’ve been among the millions captivated by Riverdale, a slightly darker spin on these classic characters, these names will surely ring a bell!

While the essence of these characters remains as endearing as ever, the faces bringing them to life might be new to many. Fear not! We’re here to unveil the talented actors behind these iconic characters, providing you with a glimpse into who’s who in this vibrant reimagination.

Without further ado, let’s dive into our guide to the cast of The Archies on Netflix below!

Meet the faces behind The Archies: A full cast guide to the Netflix film

The cast of The Archies on Netflix introduces a fresh ensemble of talented actors, deliberately chosen to bring a new and authentic perspective to the iconic characters from the Archie comics. While established stars were avoided to maintain the purity of these characters, the chosen cast promises a captivating performance.

The main cast includes Agastya Nanda, Khushi Kapoor, Suhana Khan, Vedang Raina, and Mihir Ahuja. Let’s dive into their characters, and the actors a bit more!

Watch the official trailer for The Archies below to get a glimpse of the main cast in action!

Agastya Nanda as Archie Andrews

Agastya Nanda as Archie Andrews
SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – JUNE 17: (L/R) Khushi Kapoor, Vedang Raina, Suhana Khan, , Zoya Akhtar, Agastya Nanda, Mihir Ahujathe and Yuvraj Menda perform during Netflix’s Tudum: A Global Fan Event 2023 at Fundação Bienal de São Paulo on June 17, 2023 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images for NETFLIX) /

Agastya Nanda portrays Archie Andrews, the charismatic teenager known for his musical talent and his band, The Archies. He’s torn between his affections for Betty and Veronica, often finding himself in emotional turmoil due to his open-hearted nature.

Born on November 23, 2000, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Agastya is the grandson of the legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan. Making his acting debut in The Archies, Agastya has maintained a private life, not actively engaging on public social media platforms.

Khushi Kapoor as Betty Cooper

Khushi Kapoor portrays Betty Cooper, the determined, kind-hearted girl-next-door. Working at her father’s bookstore and assisting her mother with baking, Betty is known for her reliability and endearing nature. Her unwavering affection for Archie forms a core part of her character’s journey.

Born on November 5, 2000, in Mumbai, India, Khushi Kapoor, the daughter of producer Boney and the late actress Sridevi Kapoor, marked her major acting debut with The Archies. She’s since secured roles in three upcoming projects in 2024, according to IMDb. You can follow Khushi on Instagram at “@khushi05k“.

Suhana Khan as Veronica Lodge

Suhana Khan portrays Veronica Lodge, the fashionable and confident member of the group. As the daughter of Mr. Lodge, she exudes charm and is romantically entangled with Archie. Veronica’s allure and involvement in the Archie-Betty love triangle add complexity to her character.

Born on May 22, 2000, in Mumbai, India, Suhana Khan, daughter of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, made her major debut in The Archies. Prior to this, she starred in a 2019 short film titled The Grey Part of Blue. You can follow Suhana on Instagram at “@suhanakhan2“.

Vedang Raina as Reggie Mantle

Vedang Raina portrays Reggie Mantle, the athletic and popular high schooler known for his wit and humorous nature. Despite his comedic persona, Reggie hides a secret crush on Veronica, adding depth to his character.

Born on December 31, 1995, in Mumbai, India, Vedang Raina, a budding actor, made his debut in The Archies. IMDb indicates his upcoming role in a 2024 film titled Jigra. You can follow Vedang on Instagram at “@vedangraina“.

Mihir Ahuja as Jughead Jones

Mihir Ahuja brings Jughead Jones to life, Archie’s best friend and a core member of The Archies. Known for his quirky style, insatiable appetite, and wit, Jughead marches to his own beat and has a fear of romantic entanglements.

Born on June 28, 1998, in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India, Mihir Ahuja has an extensive acting career with 22 credits to his name, including roles in Super 30 (2019), Made in Heaven (2023), and Candy (2021). You can follow Mihir on Instagram at “@mihirahuja_”.

Other cast members, according to IMDb, to feature in the movie include:

  • Koel Purie
  • Frank Gerrish as Uncle Benny (English version voice)
  • Aditi Saigal as Ethel Muggs
  • Rohit Chetry as Student
  • Yuvraj Menda as Dilton Doiley
  • Delnaaz Irani
  • Jamie Alter as Mike Gomes
  • Dimpy Fadhya
  • Md. Jasim Uddin as Friend
  • Amita Pareva
  • Kulpreet Yadav as Clubhouse manager
  • Pulkit Varshney as Friend
  • Aditya Raj Arora as Sam

The Archies is now streaming on Netflix!

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