Earlier this week, Bollywood Hungama was first to inform that Netflix India will announce a slate of originals including films like Gunjan axena – The Kargil Girl, Dolly Kitty Aur Chamakte itare, Torbaaz, Class Of ’83, Tribhanga among others heading to the streaming giant. The official announcement was made on July 16.
Netflix today unveiled an exciting lineup of 17 original stories, including six new films and two new series. From thrillers to romantic comedies to lighthearted dramas, this unparalleled and diverse collection of entertaining stories will launch on Netflix in the coming months.
Monika hergill, VP-Content, Netflix India said, “We are excited to share our lineup of stories across formats and multiple genres. We know our members have unique tastes, moods, and needs – sometimes, they want to lean back and watch a delightful comedy, and at other times, they want a pulse-pounding thriller that brings them to the edge of their seats. We are so proud to bring these diverse stories created by acclaimed and emerging storytellers and producing partners. Together with the finest stories from around the world and our rapidly growing selection of licensed titles, we want to give our members something to discover and love on Netflix every day.”
The six new additions to Netflix films include – multi-starrer Ludo, a unique comedy-drama about four people whose lives collide with each other (featuring Abhishek A. Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima ana haikh, anya Malhotra, Pankaj Tripathi, and Pearle Maaney); Torbaaz, an emotional story of transformation (starring anjay Dutt); crime thriller Raat Akeli Hai (featuring Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin iddiqui, Aditya rivastava, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nishant Dahiya, and hweta Tripathi); Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte itare, a stirring drama about two cousins and their quest for freedom (starring Konkona ensharma and Bhumi Pednekar); romantic comedy Ginny Weds unny (featuring Yami Gautam, Vikrant Massey) and award-winning animated romance film Bombay Rose, the first Indian animation film ever selected to open Venice Critics’ Week.
These distinctive and captivating stories join the upcoming slate of Netflix films which include the inspiring true story of Gunjan axena: The Kargil Girl (starring Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Viineet Kumar, Manav Vij and Ayesha Raza Mishra); a dysfunctional family drama Tribhanga – Tedhi Medhi Crazy (featuring Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar); a horror story set in a village in Punjab Kaali Khuhi (featuring habana Azmi, atyadeep Mishra, anjeeda heikh, and Riva Arora); erious Men, a witty drama based on Manu Joseph’s novel (starring Nawazuddin iddiqui, Nassar, hweta Basu Prasad); an intense police drama Class Of ’83 (featuring Bobby Deol, Bhupendra Jadawat, Hitesh Bhojraj and Annup onii) and a uniquely entertaining dark comedy AK vs AK (starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap).
The two new exciting series are Mismatched, a young adult romance (starring Prajakta Koli and Rohit araf) based on andhya Menon’s book ‘When Dimple Met Rishi’ and A uitable Boy, based on the critically acclaimed book by Vikram eth (starring Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, hahana Goswami and Ram Kapoor), which will be available on Netflix globally except in the United tates and Canada. They join the lineup of upcoming series including the delightful Masaba Masaba (starring Masaba Gupta and Neena Gupta as themselves with Neil Bhoopalam); Bombay Begums, a contemporary drama (featuring Pooja Bhatt, Amruta ubhash, hahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur and Aadhya Anand) and a fun dramedy Bhaag Beanie Bhaag (earlier titled Messy, starring wara Bhasker, Ravi Patel, Dolly ingh and Varun Thakur).
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