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Netflix reveals a list of 17 new shows and films specially for Indian audience!

Netflix, new shows, films, Indian audience

Many awaited projects meant to release in theatres but got scheduled for an OTT release were also showcased in the brand new Netflix lineup.

Netflix is one of the most popular streaming services in India, despite containing a lot of content from abroad. It’s all about to change very soon as the streaming giant recently announced a lineup of 17 original projects especially made for its Indian audience.

Many awaited projects meant to release in theatres but got scheduled for an OTT release were also showcased in the brand new Netflix lineup.

Take a look at what’s new:

FILMS

Ludo

This Anurag Basu directorial is one of the most awaited films of this year. It features a multi star cast of Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sanya Malhotra and Rohit Saraf. Some of the leads had earlier shared the poster of the film on their Instagram accounts. However, Netflix has officially announced that it will be streaming the film on its platform.

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Torbaaz

The Sanjay Dutt starrer is directed by Girish Malik and also stars Nargis Fakhri and Rahul Dev in significant roles. Dutt shared a video of the upcoming film on his Instagram while captioning it, “A man rises from personal tragedy to lead a group of children from a refugee camp to victory, transforming their lives through the game of cricket. It’s almost time to play!”

Raat Akeli Hai

This crime Drama Thriller will have Radhika Apte and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in leading roles along with Shweta Tripathi and Shivani Raghuvanshi. It is being directed by debutant filmmaker Honey Trehan. Sharing the glimpse of the film, Radhika Apte on her Instagram wrote, “Raat baaki, baat baaki, hona hai jo, ho jaane do? Will Jatil Yadav find out what happened that night?”

Ginny Weds Sunny

‘Ginny Weds Sunny’ will star Bollywood diva Yami Gautam and newcomer Vikrant Massey, who was recently seen in ‘Chhapaak’. It is going to be a romantic comedy. Yami teased the film on her Instagram while the caption said, “A match-maker by profession, this mother is determined to write a fairy tale love story for her daughter who clearly has other plans. Will it really be Sunny in paradise for Ginny?”

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

The upcoming digital film is directed by Alankrita Shrivastava and Bhumi Pednekar with Konkana Sen Sharma will be seen in leading roles. It is going to be a satirical comedy. The film has already released at the 24th Busan International Film Festival. Bhumi Pednekar took to her Instagram to give her fans a glimpse of the film as she wrote, “Watch Dolly and kitty fight their silent battles while they navigate womanhood, sisterhood, love and eveything in between in this charming story about finding freedom.Can’t wait to shine with you my chamakta sitara @konkona”

Bombay Rose

This award-winning animated film directed by Gitanjali Rao was praised widely in many films festivals. It is based on the concept of ‘living on the streets’ and ‘loving on the screen’. Netflix has officially acquired the rights to stream the film on its platform.

Kaali Khuhi

This horror Genre film with Shabana Azmi, Satyadeep Mishra and Riva Arora was also announced in the lineup. Satyadeep Mishra shared more about the film as he wrote, “How does a 10-year-old battle the demons of an entire village’s past? Follow Shivangi as she sets out on the rescue mission of a lifetime in #KaaliKhuhi.”

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

One of the most awaited biographical dramas of 2020. This film will star Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Vineet Kumar and Angad Bedi.

Serious Men

This film is going to be a character drama which will star, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nasser and Shweta Basu Prasad. Nawazuddin Siddiqui shared more about the film on his Instagram and wrote, “Finding fame was easy. But staying famous? That’s where things get tricky. Watch a slum dweller’s rags to riches story while he lays what’s most important on the line. #SeriousMen Coming soon on @netflix_in ”

AK vs AK

It’s a dark comedy with Anil Kapoor. Critically acclaimed director Anurag Kashyap will also be starring alongside him in this upcoming film. Sharing more about the film Anil on his Instagram, wrote, “When @anuragkashyap10 decides to kidnap a kid for his next film, it’s time to show him ki baap baap hota hai! #AKvsAK ”

Tribhanga

This will be a family drama with Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar in lead roles. It is being directed by Renuka Shahane and will revolve around the life of three leading ladies, being perfect in an imperfect way.

Class of 83

The upcoming cop drama will mark Bobby Deol’s debut in the digital world. He shared the first look of the film on his Instagram as he wrote, “Playing Dean Vijay Singh was an experience like never before #ClassOf83 coming soon on @netflix_in”

WEB SERIES

Mismatched

This series will be based on Sandhya Menon’s bestseller ‘When Dimple Met Rishi’ and will star newcomer Rohit Saraf with youtube sensation Prajakta Kohli.

A Suitable Boy

The mini-series has been directed by renowned director Mira Nair and is based on the book of the same name by Vikram Seth. It will star Ishaan Khatter, Tabu and Tanya Maniktala.

Masaba Masaba

The show is heavily inspired by the life of Masaba Gupta and will be about the fashion empire she created for herself. It will also star actress, Neena Gupta, her mother.

Bhag Beanie Bhag

The show was earlier titled ‘Messy’ and will star Swara Bhasker and Ravi Patel. It wil revolve around an upcoming female comic making it big in Mumbai while simultaneously balancing her life in the process.

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