Netflix bets bigger on Indian content, announces ten new Indian Original Films

15 . Apr . 2019
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  • Netflix goes big on Indian content

The homebrewn content scene is growing by leaps and bounds. Netflix brought to us some incredible web series like Sacred Games, Ghoul and others. The Big N has now announced ten new Indian Original films with a range of directors and producers. Some of the names attached to the project are Shah Rukh Khan, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Karan Johar.

Shah Rukh Khan is already producing the Bard of Blood, a web series that stars Emraan Hashmi. Other than that, Anurag Kashyap has already created Sacred Games and Ghoul under the Phantom banner. Karan Johar also directed Lust Stories, that’s currently streaming on Netflix.

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This is a big development for the streaming scene in India. All the names announced have previously worked on anthologies and web series, but this is a first for them – to make Netflix Original Films for an International audience.