Netflix India announces the release of another series


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"Selection Day", Netflix India's Original Series is all set to release worldwide on 28 December, this year. 


It is based on the novel written by the contemporary writer Aravind Adiga. The story is about two brothers who are raised by their strict, obsessive father to be star cricket players in India.

The cast of the show includes Ratna Pathak Shah, Mahesh Manjrekar, Rajesh Tailang and debutantes Yash Dholye and Mohammad Samad as brothers Radha and Manju Kumar.
 The show is being co-produced by Anil Kapoor with Anand Tucker. 

Director, International Originals, Netflix said that the team is looking forward to the series. 

The director in a statement said, "We are excited to share this joyous and emotional coming of age story with India and the world. 'Selection Day' is an amazing opportunity to expand our array of programming after the exciting debuts of 'Sacred Games' and 'Ghoul."

Even Kapoor said that his is excited to collaborate on an Indian story on such a huge platform. 

He said, "With 'Selection Day', Netflix is once again bringing Indian talent onto the world stage. India is a land rich with stories and we can now share these across the globe. I can't think of a better way of bringing people together." 

"Selection Day" will be the streaming giant's third India Original Series.

In September Netflix announced the season 2 of  "Sacred Games."

A prequel to SS Rajamouli's "Baabhubali" is also in works.

"Bard of Blood", based on 2015 bestseller of the same name by Bilal Siddiq, is also in development, starring Emraan Hashmi and will be produced by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment.

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