India that became a Coronavirus pandemic hot-spot has closed and restricted cinemas and movie theatres for a long time. There is no hope that theaters will open soon and now Indian cinema’s filmmakers’ have decided to release their films directly on OTT platforms as entertainment has emerged as a coping mechanism in the Coronavirus pandemic and people are enjoying the movies-on-demand system. With this Netflix is ready with a slate of 17 new films and web series on it’s streaming service.
Even on last evening, several Bollywood actors, who are part of the cast in the films and series, such as Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao, Radhika Apte, Fatima Sana Sheikh among others teased the announcement of the new releases by trending the hashtag #ComeOnNetflix all over social media.
Today, the streaming giant has announced a line-up of 17 new offerings for the audience and shared the news on Instagram. Netflix‘s captioned the post, “We’re all set to drop 17 upcoming originals! 🚨🚨🚨 Are you excited or ARE YOU EXCITED?!” Check out the announcement here-
Upcoming movies/ web series include adventure-drama ‘Ludo’ featuring Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, and Rajkummar Rao, `Torbaaz` a drama starring Sanjay Dutt, mystery thriller ‘Raat Akeli Hai’ featuring Radhika Apte and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, satirical comedy ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare’ starring Konkana Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar, Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey starrer ‘Ginny Weds Sunny’ and an animation flick titled ‘Bombay Rose’. Other films which are soon available on the service include ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ starring Janhvi Kapoor; family drama ‘Tribhanga: Tedhi Meri Crazy’ featuring Kajol, horror flick ‘Kaali Khuhi’ featuring Shabana Azmi, character drama ‘Serious Men’ starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, cop drama ‘Class of ’83’ featuring Bobby Deol and a dark comedy called ‘AK vs AK’ starring Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap.
Netflix founder Reed Hastings during his last visit in India quoted that the company proves its commitment to the country and did ₹3,000 crore investment figures for two years. Well, now we can say that Netflix has kept its promise and the audience is going to enjoy the movie on demand.