Mumbai: International streaming platform Netflix has bagged the rights of Rishi Kapoor starrer “Rajma Chawal”.
Under the category of Netflix originals, the family drama will be streamed on November 30. The film will be premiered at the London Film Festival next month.
Swati Shetty, director, international originals and acquisitions at Netflix took to Twitter and informed about the development.
#RajmaChawal our next #NetflixOriginal film from India. Forever favorite actor @chintskap in the lead, with the fabulous filmmaker team of @leenayadav and @aseematographer (director-producer). Coming on Nov 30 only on @netflix @NetflixIndia https://t.co/3NgzSTjgMz
— swati shetty (@swatishetty) September 26, 2018
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Leena Yadav, Rajma Chawal comments on the father-son relationship in the age of social media. Rishi Kapoor will be seen in the crucial role of a father.
In 2015, Leena Yadav’s critically acclaimed Parched had captured the attention of movie buffs at the Toronto festival.