Netflix India has announced titles of 17 upcoming Netflix originals for it’s Indian audience. Eight of these are completely new title announcements and are set to hit the OTT platform soon. Some high profile projects are Abhishek Bahchan’s Ludo, Sanjay Dutt’s Torbaaz and Mira Nair’s A suitable Boy. They have already gripped the audiences about these upcoming Netflix originals.
Streaming Platforms, The Future of Content
The Coronavirus has made it pretty clear that there is crazy demand for online entertainment. With theatres closed and televisions being repetitive, people are flocking to OTT platforms to get their fix of visual dopamine.
With these new Netflix originals coming soon, Netflix is definitely slated to give a tough competition to it’s competitors like Amazon Prime India and Disney Hotstar among others.
Vice President of Netflix India, Monika Shergil has said that they have announced these Netflix new upcoming series because their audiences love the diversity and variety of their stories. Each viewer’s taste is unique, whether they love global cinema, big banner films, hindi films or regional cinema.
Netflix Originals Web Series
Out of the 17 new Netflix originals coming soon, five are TV series.
Acclaimed director Mira Nair’s A suitable boy featuring young talent Ishaan Khattar and Tabu is garnering the most attention from viewers. The trailer of this series based on Vikram Seth’s book of the same name is already a hit.
Another Rom-Com featuring Youtuber turned actor Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf in lead roles. Mismatched is also based on a book “When Dimple met Rishi” by Sandhya Menon.
Three more projects that were announced as Netflix new upcoming series are Masaba Masaba, Bombay Begums and Bhaag Beanie Bhaag.
Best Netflix Original Movies
Ludo by Anurag Basu will be the first big ticket release featuring stalwarts like Abhishek Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Pankaj Tripathi.
Radhika Apte and Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s crime thriller Raat Akeli hai, Sanjay Dutt’s Torbaaz. Konkana Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar’s Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Gitankali Rao’s animated Bombay Rose and AK vs AK featuring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap. These are some of the best Netflix original movies announced which feature some of the biggest names of the film industry.
Other Notable Movie Announcements Include
Ginny Weds Sunny (featuring Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey)
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl ( Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi, Vineet Kumar and Angad Bedi)
Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy (Kajol, Tanvi Azmi and Mithila Palkar)
Kaali Khushi (Shabana Azmi, Satyadeep Mishra)
Serious Men (Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Naseer, Shweta Basu Prasad)
Class of ’83 ( Bobby Deol, Bhupendra Jadawat, Hitesh Malukani and Anoop Soni)
These projects (excluding the Netflix original web series) were scheduled to be big theatre releases. But now going to release on OTT platforms instead due to the coronavirus pandemic. This will definitely change how we choose to view content. In the coming years this will also change the entertainment industry works.