The series is based on a book by Aravind Adiga, Selection Day. It is about a father who is obsessed with the idea of his sons becoming star cricket players. The strict father tries his best to do so, creating issues for his sons.
Simran Sethi, Director, International Originals, Netflix, had this to offer, “We are excited to share this joyous and emotional coming of age story with India and the world. Selection Day is an amazing opportunity to expand our array of programming after the exciting debuts of Sacred Games and Ghoul”.
Anil Kapoor, Producer, said, “With Selection Day, Netflix is once again bringing Indian talent onto the world stage. India is a land rich with stories and we can now share these across the globe. I can’t think of a better way of bringing people together.”
The cast comprises of the who’s who of Bollywood, including Manjrekar, Ratna Pathak Shah and Rajesh Tailang. The series is also debut for Mohammad Samad and Yash Dhoyle. The two debutantes will play the sons.Selection Day is produced by Seven Stories Ltd. and Anil Kapoor Film and Communication Network Pvt. Ltd.