Netflix Announces a New Slate of Indian Original Films For 2020
Netflix has some good news for the Indian viewers! And no, it’s not about the second season of the most awaited Sacred Games, but it sure is as exciting. Netflix announced 10 new original films by Indian filmmakers and storytellers, which will be released on the platform by the end of 2020.
Ranging across a wide genre, from sci-fi, thriller, drama, romance, horror and comedy, the films are directed by some talented and popular storytellers of India such as Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Sooni Taraporevala, Shashanka Ghosh, Sudhir Mishra, Karan Johar, among others.
Talking about this huge announcement, Srishti Behl Arya, Director, International Original Film, Netflix, India, said in a statement, “Given our diversity, history and culture, India is home to powerful stories waiting to be told to audiences around the world. The depth of talent and vision of our creators is enabling us to create films our members will love. We want to be a home for India’s finest filmmakers where their stories travel to more people than ever before.”
Watch the video below to know all about the new slate of films- what are the names, what it will be about, who are the directors, and who will produce it. This announcement makes it a total 15 films that will come out by 2020, including the previously announced movies Music Teacher, Cobalt Blue, Chopsticks, and Upstarts.
Netflix’s foray into India is marked by films such Lust Stories, Love Per Square Foot, Rajma Chawal, Soni, Firebrand, and 15 August.
Watch The Announcement Here: