Netflix India announces first Original Series
Netflix Inc., the world’s leading internet television network present in 190 countries with 81 million paying subscribers, is available in India since January, 2016. It now announced plans for a Netflix Original Series, which will be a first production from India in collaboration with local creative production firm, Phantom Films.
The new show is based on the critically acclaimed, best-selling novel Sacred Games by Indian author Vikram Chandra which will be shot in Mumbai, and will be available in Hindi and English to Netflix subscribers globally.
Netflix became a major studio with success from Original Series such as House of Cards, Orange is the New Black and many more. Now it’s replicating the same in many international markets. Phantom Films is India’s first ‘Director ‘s Company’. It was formed by four young creative minds Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane, Vikas Bahl and Madhu Mantena in 2011.