17-year-old ‘Diary of a Future President’ star Avantika plays a DJ in the new Disney Channel Original Movie SPIN!
The movie follows Rhea (Avantika), a relatable Indian American teen who discovers her passion for creating DJ mixes that blend the rich textures of her South Asian culture and the world around her. Her life revolves around her eclectic group of friends, Molly, Watson and Ginger, her after-school coding club, her family’s Indian restaurant, and her tightknit, multigenerational family, which includes her father Arvind, younger brother Rohan and her grandmother Asha. Everything changes when she falls for aspiring DJ Max, and her long-lost fervor for music is reignited. Rhea discovers that she has a natural gift for creating beats and producing music but must find the courage to follow her true inner talent.
SPIN also stars Kerri Medders (21) as Ginger, Anna Cathcart (18) as Molly, Jahbril Cook (22) as Watson, Abhay Deol (45) as Arvind, Aryan Simhadri (11) as Rohan, Michael Bishop (45) as DJ Max, and Meera Syal (59) as Asha. Watch the trailer for SPIN below and let us know what you think! SPIN premieres on Friday August 13 at 8pm ET/PT on the Disney Channel!