Netflix is not only about original content but also acquiring the right movies to be showcased on its platform. Netflix India has been a little slow on that count, but it is making up for the volume with quality picks.
Some of the films on Netflix India platform reflect that style. It is soon going to have another such addition in the form of Kabir Singh. The Bollywood movie starring Shahid Kapoor in the lead is a remake of cult Telugu movie Arjun Reddy. The Telugu flick made Vijay Deverakonda an overnight star.
The real interesting nugget here regarding the streaming platform is that Arjun Reddy created a sensation not only theatrically, but also for the streaming platform when it was announced. It was a major turning point for Prime among Southern cinema.
Netflix India would undoubtedly be hoping for a similar response for the Bollywood version which is helmed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga the director of the original. Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani are the lead pair in the Hindi remake. Kabir Singh hits cinemas all over on June 21st. One can expect the online arrive between four to seven weeks after the release depending on the theatrical reception.
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