Netflix comes up with first Marathi film ‘Firebrand’, all you need to know

Netflix is a new sensation and everybody’s favorite, because of its content and the way of presentation. Now Netflix is coming up with its first Marathi Movie, ‘Firebrand’.

Firebrand is the first Marathi film on Netflix which was produced by Priyanka Chopra’s Purple Pebble Pictures. On February 6, Priyanka Chopra announced the release date of her laest production venture ‘Firebrand’. She said, the Marathi film “powerful” and “pivotal”. She shared, Aruna Raje Patil directorial will be available on streaming giant Netflix from February 22.

The film marks the first digital venture of Priyanka and her mother Madhu Chopra’s production house Purple Pebble Pictures.

Priyanka has produced two other Marathi films, Ventilator, and Kay Re Rascala. Ventilator won three honors at the 64th National Film Awards.

Firebrand revolves around trials and tribulations of contemporary modern day relationships. The film stars Usha Jadhav, Girish Kulkarni, Sachin Khedekar and Rajeshwari Sachdev in pivotal roles. It has been written and directed by National Award-winning director Aruna Raje. The film has Usha Jadhav playing a successful lawyer Sunanda Raut and Girish Kulkarni stars as her husband Madhav Patkar who is an architect by profession. Sachin Khedekar and Rajeshwari Sachdev play a couple in the movie.

Talking about Firebrand, actors said, “The age of digital has changed the way we consume content. Today, the story is king and audiences are open to and accepting of all kinds of genres. This definitely was one of the major reasons behind our move of taking our latest Marathi project Firebrand straight to Netflix. A story like Firebrand deserves to reach audiences far and wide.”

Speaking on the film’s exclusive premiere on Netflix, Madhu Chopra said, “Firebrand is packaged with a gripping, powerful narrative along with an ensemble of talented actors and we are truly excited that this story will reach millions of diverse Netflix members.”


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