Netflix Acquires Rishi Kapoor's Old Drama, Rajma Chawal, Annouces Release Date

KhoaTD |Sep 26, 2018

Netflix has bought the global rights to Rajma Chawal, director Leena Yadav, starring Rishi Kapoor, Amyra Dastur, Aparshakti Khurana and Anirudh Tanwar...

A great film

Netflix welcomes to new stars, Rishi Kapoor and Leena Yadav will first appear on the platform with the Rajma Chawal. It's a light-drama story about a new sort of family which integrated with social media. Rajma Chawal will first introduce in October at BFI London Film Festival. After that on the 30th, it will be accessible solely on Netflix, around the world

Rishi Kapoor is an experienced and known actor for his roles in previous films like Mera Naam Joker(1970); Dimple Kapadia (1973); Bobby (1974). He also won various awards from Indian film society.

The show was set in the vibrant, chaotic Chandni Chowk area a part of Delhi city. Rajma Chawal is a film about a father and son relationship, where a father tries to reconnect with his long-lost son via social media. Moreover, Rajma Chawal is an emotional ride, interspersing grief with the pressure of family expectations with compassion, humor and love. In the film, Rishi Kapoor acts as the father, Raj Mathur. While the son role was played by Anirudh Tanwar with the role of Kabir Mathur. There are also Amyra Dastur, Aparshakti Khurana.

Netflix Acquires Rajma Chawal A Rishi Kapoor Drama

A scene in the film

A talented director

A world-famous film-director, Leena Yadav show on screen dynamic and complex family relationships which are full of depths, humor and sensitivity in uncommon places. A few years before in 2015, her first feature film went international, is Parched, which was premiered at Toronto International Film Festival.

It's funny that even when we live in the information era yet fail to communicate with people that matter the most? This 31st August, let's experience the social journey of a father and son with Rajma Chawal.

In an interview, Yadav said, “The father-son relationship is a general human subject, and Netflix platform, with its worldwide reach and ability to reach a wide range of audiences with resonant and rich stories, was the perfect accomplice for us. Because for us to be on Netflix invites the entire world step into the lives of a Chandni Chowk family, thus we are looking to bring the vitality, tumult and color of both the area and the family to new audiences.”

Netflix Acquires Rajma Chawal A Rishi Kapoor DramaLeena Yadav

“Rajma Chawal takes the audiences on a ride along the lows and highs of family relationships, and we wish viewers around the world will be able to relate to the film story and its multi-dimensional characters. Nowadays, social media are changing human relationships worldwide. So the fact that the team behind the film to chose Netflix to partner with and to show their take to the world on this subject is an honor for us.”, said Swati Shetty, Director of Netflix International Originals and Acquisitions.


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