Janhvi kapoor's Gunjan Saxena, Mira Nair's Suitable Boy- Netflix India Announces 17 upcoming movies.
Netflix India announces 17 new titles including twelve films and five series.
Netflix India has unveiled its upcoming slate of 17 originals, including twelve films and five series. A mix of commissioned projects and acquired Bollywood titles such as the biopic Gunjan Saxena, Anurag Basu’s Ludo and rom-com Ginny Weds Sunny. The titles are set to release on Netflix in the coming months.
Following the announcement, Monika Shergill, 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. 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.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
The inspiring true story of India’s first female Air Force pilot, the biopic stars Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Angad Bedi, Vineet Kumar, Manav Vij and Ayesha Raza Mishra.
Anurag Basu’s next is a multi-starrer comedy-drama about four people whose lives collide, with a cast including Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkummar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Sanya Malhotra, Pankaj Tripathi and Pearle Maaney.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
Directed by Alankrita Srivastava, Konkona Sensharma and Bhumi Pednekar star in a stirring drama about two cousins and their quest for freedom within a deeply patriarchal society.
Raat Akeli Hai
A crime thriller from Honey Trehan featuring Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aditya Srivastava, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nishant Dahiya and Shweta Tripathi.
Ginny Weds Sunny
The directorial debut of Puneet Khanna is a rom-com featuring Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey.
Gitanjali Rao’s award-winning animated film which opened the Venice Critics’ Week follows a love story between two street flower sellers who dream of a better life.
Torbaaz is an action-thriller starring Sanjay Dutt and Nargis Fakhri is rumoured to explore the world of suicide bombers in Afghanistan.
Tribhanga: Tedhi Meri Crazy
The directorial debut of Renuka Shahane is a family drama which follows the lives of three women from different generations in a family. It stars Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar.
A horror story set in a village in Punjab, the film stars Shabana Azmi, Satyadeep Mishra, Sanjeeda Sheikh and Riva Arora.
Sudhir Mishra returns to the director’s chair with a witty drama based on Manu Joseph’s novel which stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nassar and Shweta Basu Prasad.
Class of ‘83
Netflix’s third collaboration with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment is a police drama which stars Bobby Deol, Shriya Saran and Pulkit Samrat. It is directed by Atul Sabharwal.
AK vs AK
Vikramaditya Motwane’s next is a dark comedy starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap as the two titular AKs. It revolves around the kidnapping of a well-known film star by a famous director and the cat and mouse game that follows.
A Suitable Boy
Mira Nair’s adaptation of Vikram Seth’s critically acclaimed book stars Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, Shahana Goswami and Ram Kapoor.
YouTube sensation Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf star in this young adult romance based on Sandhya Menon’s book ‘When Dimple met Rishi’.
Masaba Gupta and Neena Gupta star as themselves in a quirky reality show.
Amruta Subhash, Plabita Borthakur, Aadhya Anand, Pooja Bhatt and Shahana Goswami star in a contemporary drama about five women across generations who wrestle with desire, ethics, personal crises and vulnerabilities to own their ambition in contemporary urban India.
Bhaag Beanie Bhaag
Earlier titled Messy, this series from director Debbie Rao stars Swara Bhasker and Ravi Patel. The show is about a woman who decides to run from her comfortable life to pursue a career in stand-up comedy.