Mrunal Thakur To Lead Karan Johar's Upcoming Series 'Ghost Stories'

Vaishnavi Gavankar |Sep 20, 2019

While Mrunal was most recently seen in "Super 30", Avinash made heads turn with his presentation in Imtiaz Ali produced Laila Majnu a year ago.

Actors Mrunal Thakur and Avinash Tiwary will play the leads in Karan Johar's section of the Netflix film Ghost Stories. While Mrunal was most recently seen in Super 30, Avinash made heads turn with his presentation in Imtiaz Ali produced Laila Majnu a year ago.

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In an interview, Karan said, “What we have decided to do is basically come together to create content to empower not only ourselves, but also the consumer, and to make sure that we can create diverse content across genres, and engage not just an Indian or diaspora audience but the entire Asian audience".

Strikingly, this would be Karan Johar's first horror movie. Ghost Stories is a collection of four short films that will be coordinated by Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, and Dibakar Banerjee. It is a continuation of Netflix's Lust Stories, which was likewise coordinated by the previously mentioned movie producers.

The Bollywood director included that his involvement with Netflix through Lust Stories provoked him to consider this organization truly.

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Production of Netflix's Ghost Stories has started in August. The tales, coordinated by the movie producers, will be specifically associated with one another and finish at last.

For Karan, coordinating a horror film isn't just testing yet, besides, an energizing chance.

"I have consistently been mortified to watch the horror genre and have always remained extremely far away from any ghost story! So to guide one isn't just immensely testing yet additionally uncommonly energizing," Karan said.

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"It's an unfamiliar landscape and I couldn't have picked a superior stage and a progressively diverse group to show my dread of apparitions and ghost stories! This present one will be a bad dream for this dream team".

Ghost Stories is the third joint effort among Netflix and RSVP. Delivered by Ronnie Screwvala and RSVP, in relationship with Ashi Dua of Flying Unicorn Entertainment, Ghost Stories will stream to 151 million individuals crosswise over 190 nations.

Talking about Lust Stories, released in June a year ago, it shows stories on Love and Lust. The short stories highlight on-screen characters including Radhika Apte, Manisha Koirala, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani.

It turned into Netflix's biggest watched original in percentage terms in any individual market in its first month.


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