Netflix India has upped the entertainment game in the OTT space by announcing 17 more, brand new originals dropping in the remainder of 2020. This includes 7 new titles from Direct to OTT, five Original Films, and 5 Web-Series. Netflix India also announced the same today!
Let us have a look at the movies that are premiering on digital platform.
Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl
The movie “Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl” is the biopic of Gunjan Saxena, the first Indian woman to participate in a combat role during the Kargil War. Produced under the banner of Dharma Productions, it stars Jahnvi Kapoor in the lead role of Gunjan Saxena, a helicopter pilot in the Kargil War. It also features Pankaj Tripathi and Angad Bedi in key roles.
The movie on Gunjan Saxena – the first woman Air Force Officer to go to war will premiere on Netflix on August 12.
Ludo is an anthology comedy by Anurag Basu, and it features Abhisekh Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao, Fatima Sana Shaikh, Aditya Roy Kapoor, Sanya Malhotra, and Pankaj Tripathi in key roles. Ludo follows the story of four different lives, who meet at crossroads only to realize that their meeting was not a fluke.
Raat Akeli Hai
Directed by Honey Trehan, Raat Akeli Hai is a thriller featuring Radhika Apte, Nawazuddin Siddiqui in lead roles. They are supported by Aditya Srivastava, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Nishant Dahiya, and Shweta Tripathi.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
Directed by Alankrita Srivastava of Lipstick under my Burkha fame, it is a woman-centric movie. Konkona Sensharma and Bhumi Pednekar play the roles of two cousins and their crusade for liberty within a deeply patriarchal society. The movie was screened at 24th Busan International Film Festival.
Ginny Weds Sunny
A romantic comedy by Puneet Khanna features fresh faces Yami Gautam and Vikrant Massey. It is written by Sumit Aroraa and Navjot Gulaati.
Torbaaz is an action-thriller by Girish Mallik with Sanjay Dutt playing the role of Army officer. Nargis Fakhri plays the supporting role. Likely to premiere on Netflix by October end.
Directed by Renuka Shahane, Tribhanga is a family drama around the lives of three women from 3 generations in a family. It stars Kajol, Tanvi Azmi, and Mithila Palkar.
Another directorial debut, the movie Kaali Khuhi is from the horror genre. It is directed by Terrie Samudra, the stage is set in a village in Punjab. The star cast includes Shabana Azmi, Satyadeep Mishra, Sanjeeda Sheikh, and Riva Arora.
Another directorial venture of Sudhir Mishra has the right recipe to be hit. Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Nassar and Shweta Basu Prasad it is a witty drama based on Manu Joseph’s novel. It is emotional drama between father and son.
Class of ‘83
Class of ‘83 will be Netflix’s third joint venture with Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment. It is an adaptation of Husain Zaidi ‘s book by the same name. It is a crime thriller police drama played by Bobby Deol as Dean Vijay Singh, Shriya Saran, and Pulkit Samrat. It is directed by Atul Sabharwal.
AK vs AK
A dark comedy by Vikramaditya Motwane stars Anil Kapoor and Anurag Kashyap as AKs. The film is about the daughter of a movie star getting kidnapped by the director. The story that follows is centered around the star’s desperate search for his daughter in real-time as his next blockbuster
Now let us talk about the Netflix exclusive Web Series that you can add to your watchlist
Mismatched series is based on Sandhya Menon’s book ‘When Dimple met Rishi’. It is a young adult romantic drama written by Gajal Dhaliwal, and jointly directed by Akarsh Khurana & Nipun Dharmadhikari. It stars YouTube sensation Prajakta Koli and Rohit Saraf.
A Suitable Boy
Adapted from Vikram Seth’s sprawling 1993 novel, A Suitable Boy finally arrives on the Netflix platform. It is directed by Mira Nair and has star cast Ishaan Khatter, Tabu, Tanya Maniktala, Rasika Dugal, Shahana Goswami and Ram Kapoor.
In Masaba Masaba, Neena Gupta and her daughter are set to create fireworks on screen. It promises to be a quirky reality show fictionalizing their lives.
Starring Amruta Subhash, Plabita Borthakur, Aadhya Anand, Pooja Bhatt, and Shahana Goswami, the web series is a drama about five women across generations.
Bhaag Beanie Bhaag
Coming from director Debbie Rao it stars Swara Bhasker and Ravi Patel. The movie centers around the life of a woman who opts for a career in stand-up comedy and how she comes out of mundane life.