iWorld

Netflix announces ‘Drive’, first original film with Dharma Productions

Recently Netflix and Dharma Productions struck a multi-year deal

https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/21/Mobile_OTT.jpg?itok=SHrtK76P

MUMBAI: Netflix announced that Dharma Productions’ Drive will premiere as a Netflix Film exclusively on the service around the world. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani, the action-thriller heist film is Netflix’s first original film with Dharma Productions.

The fast-paced film, high on action, stars Jacqueline Fernandes, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Pankaj Tripathi, Vibha Chhibber, Sapna Pabbi and Vikramjeet Virk. The film’s edgy car chases, interspersed with high octane music, make Drive a thorough entertainer.

"At Netflix, we want to be a home for films across genres that delight our viewers in India and around the world. As we rapidly build our diverse film catalogue, we are excited to work on our first-ever film with Dharma Productions and bring Drive to Netflix. It is a complete entertainer led by a brilliantly talented cast and crew and is filled with foot tapping music and pulse-pounding action and drama. We can't wait for our members globally to enjoy it," Netflix India international original film director Srishti Behl Arya said.

“Our vision for Drive was to make a film that elevates the genre of action-heist films. With nail-biting chases and action sequences, fronted by a spectacular cast, Drive combines the best of Bollywood storytelling with international production quality. I’m thrilled to partner Netflix once again in bringing this incredibly fun film to millions of fans of the action genre around the world,” Dharma Productions’ Karan Johar said.

Latest Reads

https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/05/mub.jpg?itok=jiJ7-R8G
Mubadala to invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms

Reliance Industries Ltd and digital services platform Jio Platforms announced today that Abu Dhabi-based sovereign investor Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), will invest Rs 9,093.60 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of Rs 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of Rs 5.16 lakh crore. 

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/05/airtel.jpg?itok=_6Azko2e
Airtel ecstatic about home broadband opportunity; collab with local cable operators paying well

A recent report by Fitch which indicates a slow revenue growth in FY21 for telecom players might be bad news for Airtel, which is already losing market shares to Jio. But its home broadband business is gradually taking off.

iWorld Broadband
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/04/amazon_0.jpg?itok=8ZTBs5Av
Amazon in talks with Airtel to acquire stake

MUMBAI: The Indian telecom industry may become a hotbed of deep-pocket foreign investors as  Amazon is reportedly in early-stage talks to buy a stake worth at least $2 billion in Bharti Airtel. According to a Reuters' report, if talks go well, Amazon will be acquiring a roughly five per cent stake...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/04/Akash_Banerji.jpg?itok=YCkx_xmQ
Story of product, digital marketing and tech to ensure customer retention: Voot’s Akash Banerji

This is not only the time to focus on what the business is gaining but also giving the best experience to existing consumers, Viacom18 AVoD business head Akash Banerji believes. While he notes that there has been an obvious upsurge in engagement.

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/04/ott.jpg?itok=S9jMHbq3
Disney+ and Apple TV+ see success during first six months

New OTT services Apple TV+ and Disney+ have captured significant market share in the streaming video space, rounding out the top five behind the "Big 3" Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Hulu, according to a recent consumer survey research by Parks Associates.

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/03/go_1.jpg?itok=CMtJ-AXe
GoQuest Media acquires MX Player originals for worldwide distribution

MUMBAI: Independent content distributor GoQuest Media has closed a deal with MX Player. As per the deal, GoQuest Media will acquire the worldwide distribution rights for two of its top-rated epic drama originals: Queen and Ek Thi Begum (The Mafia Queen).  Inspired by true events, the gripping web...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/03/zwee6.jpg?itok=D0kper21
ZEE5 India unveils its new brand campaign

MUMBAI: ZEE5 has amassed a loyal following due to its unique premium content library on offer across genres and languages catering to diverse consumer taste clusters. With a mix of Originals, shows, music and movies in 12 languages, the platform has a bespoke catalogue of premium content for the...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/02/Aditya%20Pittie_0.jpg?itok=0109_STB
We are in the race to build a niche product, not to increase user numbers: Aditya Pittie

“We are not in the race of having x million DAUS or MAUS or active users. We are in the race of building a niche product.” IN10 Media Network managing director Aditya Pittie is pretty much clear about where he wants to position the network’s OTT business in an ever-growing market.

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/06/01/voot.jpg?itok=7mt4-WGx
VOOT Studio collaborates with Indian Cancer Society on World No Tobacco Day

MUMBAI: On this World No Tobacco Day, India’s premium video on demand platform VOOT has partnered with Indian Cancer Society on its World No Tobacco Day 2020. The campaign endeavors to raise awareness about the health hazards of smoking and tobacco usage. Executed by VOOT Studio, the short and high...

iWorld Over The Top Services

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required