Netflix India is doing its best to get the best of Disney+ Hotstar and Amazon Prime Video in terms of subscription numbers. It has an estimated subscriber base of 5.5 million. But Disney+ Hotstar has nearly 35 million and Amazon Prime Video is close to 19.7 million.
Netflix’s biggest problem is getting the content pie right. Some of your past releases didn’t perform as well as expected. But the streaming platform is trying its best. And some of their upcoming releases really do offer a lot of promise.
Among many, we selected three. They are: Vaashi, indian predator and dear. We chose all three because they represent different genres and sensibilities. dear is a dark comedy in Hindi. Vaashi is a judicial drama in Malayalam. AND indian predator is a documentary series about a serial killer.
The three are scheduled to air within a month.
Vaashi – July 17th
Tovino Thomas and Netflix make a good combination. Its biggest success on streaming platforms was its direct release on OTT Minnal Murali, the Indian superhero movie. It was one of the most watched movies on Netflix last year. last week, Dear Friend by Tovino Thomas also started airing. This beautiful film about modern friendship is going unnoticed. While the ending isn’t the least bit convincing, the movie, for the most part, is special. Tovino Thomas’ Forensic and Kilometers and Kilometers also did well on Netflix.
In the event, Vaashi, which features him and Keerthy Suresh in the lead roles, has high expectations. This gripping courtroom drama received rave reviews upon its theatrical release last month. The Malayalam movie directed by Vishnu G Raghav will be available in Tamil, Telugu and Kannada as well as on Netflix.
Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi – July 20
Netflix has had good success with two Indian documentary series in the past. The first, House of Secrets: The Murders of Burari it was really creepy. It was in what are now known as the Burari deaths, as an entire family of 11 was found hanging from the terrace with the only survivor being the family dog. the second was Crime Stories: Detectives from Indiawho accompanied the Bangalore Police in an attempt to solve four violent crimes.
Now Netflix is scheduled to stream Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi which is a documentary series about a psychotic serial killer who murdered people, decapitated their corpses and even left the bodies at the gate of Tihar Prison in Delhi. Along with the corpses, he left a note for the police, mocking them and daring them to grab him if they can. The show highlights the cat and mouse game between the cops and the killer. Killer Chandrakant Jha was eventually caught. But this macabre story is worth telling.
Dear Ones – August 5th
When big Bollywood stars make their digital debuts, they invariably choose Netflix. We recently saw Madhuri Dixit dive into the suspense thriller the fame game. Now Alia Bhatt, among the top Bollywood stars now, is becoming a production company under the Eternal Sunshine Productions banner. His debut production venture — in conjunction with Gauri Khan and Gaurav Verma (both (Red Chillies Entertainment), is called Darlings, and is set to premiere on August 5. In addition to Alia, the film brings together a stellar cast of Shefali Shah, Vijay Varma and Roshan Mathew.
deardirector Jasmeet K Reen’s debut film, is a dark comedy drama that explores the lives of a mother-daughter duo trying to find their place in Mumbai.
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