A Bollywood-style live-action film based on the Archie comics is being developed in India. Archie, Betty, Veronica and Jughead — beloved by millions for generations — will be reimagined with an all-Indian cast, according to ( photo)

NEW YORK — Archie, Jughead, Betty and Veronica are getting very far away from Riverdale. They’re going to Bollywood.

Archie Comics and Graphic India said they’re teaming up to create a Bollywood-style live-action film that reimagines the American suburban perpetual teens as Indian characters.

The companies are touting the film as the first international comic to be translated for Indian screens. No release date has been announced.

Graphic India co-founder and CEO Sharad Devarajan said that Archie comics have long been embraced by Indians and “now it’s time to take them fully into Bollywood in an exciting new twist of a story.”

The freckle-faced Archie first appeared in comic form in 1941 and went on to become an icon of wholesomeness. The characters are currently part of The CW’s series, “Riverdale.”

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