Yeah! It’s good news! Netflix dropped a video to announce its collaboration with Indian storytellers to create 10 original movies.
We believe after a huge success of movies and series like Love Per Square Foot, Lust Stories and Sacred Games, Netflix joined forces with Indian storytellers to create more relatable content.
This time Netflix has partnered with Bollywood’s top Producers and Directors including Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap, Ronnie Screwala’s RSVP, Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment for the new movies.
The original Indian Netflix Content will be stories around various genres including horror, thriller, sci-fi, romance to just name a few.
Here is the snippet of the 10 new Indian Stories announced to be streamed on the Netflix.
Ghost Stories: After the success of Lust Stories, Directors Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Dibakar Banerjee, and Anurag Kashyap to name a few who reunite to tell spine-chilling tales through the movie. It will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP and Ashi Dua.
Class of ‘83: Produced by Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment and directed by Atul Sabharwal, the story will revolve around an upright policeman-turned-trainer whose students grapple with the complexities of honor, morals, and devotion to the nation.
Mrs. Serial Killer: This suspense thriller is produced by Farah Khan and directed by her husband Shirish Kunder. “When her husband is framed and imprisoned for serial murders, a doting wife must perform a murder exactly like the serial killer, to prove her husband innocent. “
Guilty: Directed by Ruchi Narain and Produced by Dharmatic, Guilty explores the versions of truth that emerge when a small town girl accuses the college heartthrob of rape. Seen through the eyes of his musician girlfriend, this story will make you question who is really accused in a circumstance like this.
House Arrest: Produced by India Stories, written and directed by Samit Basu and co-directed by Shashanka Ghosh, this movie is the story of a man who is trapped in his own fears, locks himself at home, only to find that he can’t keep the world from entering his domain.
Yeh Ballet: Directed by Sooni Taraporevala and produced by Roy Kapur Films, this story will revolve around two boys from very low-income families who discover ballet and find it a way to escape their challenging circumstances. Soon the unlikely dancers find that escape is not as easy as they thought.
Kaali Khuhi: The film is directed by Terrie Samundra and produced by Manomay Motion Pictures. “With a history of female infanticide and mysterious deaths of its residents, this Punjab village must be saved, and it is up to 10-year-old Shivangi to be its savior.”
Freedom: Directed and produced by Dibakar Banerjee, Freedom is the story of an Indian family interwoven with the personal, ideological and sexual history of India and how desire plays a common role in each.
Maska: Maska is directed by Neeraj Udhwani and produced by Mutant Films. The film is about a confused millennial who sets out to fulfill his fantasy of becoming a movie star until a summer romance with a clear-headed girl helps him discover the fine line between dreams and delusions.
Serious Men: Thd movie will be directed by Sudhir Mishra and Produced by Bombay Fables and Cinerama Entertainment. The film is about a wily slum dweller, who cons the country into believing his dim-witted 10-year-old son is a genius, only to realize that the sole victim of his dangerous game is his son.
With the evolution of Bollywood from the past few years, we are excited how Netflix’s investment in Indian market to create more relatable stories would raise the bar of Indian Cinema!