And the ‘Begums’ are here to take over! Netflix has announced the release date of its latest original series ‘Bombay Begums‘, a tale of five women, which will premiere on Netflix on 8th March, 2021.
‘Bombay Begums’ on Netflix is a series about women, by women but not just for women. Set in contemporary urban India, it follows the story of five women across generations who wrestle with desire, ethics, personal crises and vulnerabilities to own their ambition.
Making difficult choices, shattering glass ceilings and breaking hearts in the process these women strive to find their truth. And as they progress on this journey, they find in each other an unexpected understanding, and the sliver of a bond. They also learn the power of sisterhood in the face of adversity.
Bombay Begums’ has been directed by Alankrita Shrivastava (‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’) , and Bornila Chatterjee and stars Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash, Manish Choudhary, Plabita Borthakur, Rituraj Singh and Ivanka Das.
Other than the upcoming original series ‘Bombay Begums’, Alankrita Shrivastava’s ‘Dolly Kitty Aur Vo Chamakte Sitare’ premiered exclusively on Netflix as part of the massive Indian title slate announced by the streaming giant last year.