There’s a strong buzz that Karan Johar might soon team up with Netflix to produce a web series. nothing’s confirmed yet, but the rumours say that this will be a female centric web series and Shakun Batra will be directing the series. There’s also talks that an A-lister actress is in talks with Dharma to work with the production house.
Shakun Batra has earlier worked with Dharma on Kapoor & Sons. There have been rumours earlier that Karan Johar was keen on going digital. Other rumours hinted at him making a web series out of his film, Bombay Talkies. However, Karan has gone on record to say that he is not looking to create web content from that film. Karan recently made his web series and short films foray by judging the TIFF x Instagram Short Film Festival.
If these rumours are true, Karan becomes the next big name to foray into the streaming world. Before him, Indian names like Saif Ali Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadha, Jackky Bhagnani, Jackie Shroff, Neena Gupta, Amit Sadh, Madhavan have jumped onto the bandwagon. ALTBalaji has also brought an entire list of actors and actresses to the world of streaming. So, the world of streaming is lucrative for mainstream actors too.