Today morning, Netflix India made the loudest buzz as they introduced a line up of 17 tasks (movies and sequence included), to launch on the platform within the coming months. The checklist additionally included Anurag Basu’s multi-starrer Ludo and Konkona Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare.
Meanwhile, now the grapevine has that Netflix has paid a whopping quantity to have the 2 movies make a direct OTT launch on their platform. It is being mentioned that the movies have been purchased for 40-50 crores every.
A supply near Mid-Day revealed, “Dolly Kitty… fetched its makers a cool Rs 40 crore approximately whereas the makers of Ludo starring Abhishek Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao, among others sealed the deal at over Rs 50 crore. The films’ music and TV rights have been negotiated over and above that.”
The supply was additional probed if Netflix was okay spending such enormous quantities to purchase Ludo and Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare. The similar supply mentioned, “The top brass at Netflix felt the asking price was justified as Ludo is one of the most awaited releases of the year. Similarly, Alankrita Shrivastava’s film received glowing reviews at the Busan International Film Festival and will grab eyeballs around the globe.”
However, Ludo directed by Anurag Basu is a large affair because it stars Abhishek Bachchan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanya Malhotra, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Rajkummar Rao.
The checklist of tasks releasing on Netflix alongside Ludo and Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare contains Torbaaz, Raat Akeli Hai, Ginny Weds Sunny, Bombay Rose, Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Tribhanga, Punjab Kaali Khuhi, Serious Men, Ak V Ak, Class Of ’83, Mismatched and A Suitable Boy.