Mili is a 2022 Indian Hindi-language survival thriller film directed by Mathukutty Xavier, and serves as the remake of his own 2019 Malayalam-language film Helen. Produced by Boney Kapoor and Zee Studios, the film stars Janhvi Kapoor, Sunny Kaushal and Manoj Pahwa. It follows the titular character Mili Naudiyal, who gets stuck in a freezer and fights to stay alive.
Principal photography took place from August to November 2021 in Mumbai and Dehradun. The film’s music was composed by A. R. Rahman with lyrics written by Javed Akhtar. It was distributed by Zee Studios and released theatrically on 4 November 2022.
Mili Naudiyal is a B.Sc Nursing graduate and attends IELTS coaching classes intended for a job abroad. She works part-time at a restaurant named Doon’s Kitchen, inside a plush mall. She lives with her father, Naudiyal, an insurance agent. Naudiyal does not like her going to Canada and has disagreements with Mili. Unbeknownst to Naudiyal, Mili has a boyfriend Sameer, a good-for-nothing guy, who is in search of a job.