Karan Johar's Dharmatic inks pact with Netflix, to produce original feature films and series
Streaming giant Netflix has inked a multi-year exclusive deal with filmmaker Karan Johar's digital content company Dharmatic Entertainment to create a broad range of new fiction and non-fiction series and films for Netflix members.
"I'm super excited about the projects we already have in development and the limitless possibilities ahead. To create universal stories from India that the world discovers is an incredible and unprecedented opportunity," said Johar.
@Netflix_IN is about to get #Dharmatic! So excited about our exclusive collaboration with NETFLIX! We are creatively aligned to produce original feature films and series (fiction and nonfiction) on this diverse platform.... may the power of supreme content always be with us! @apoorva1972 @somenmishra @aneeshabaig @dharmaticent @netflix_in @dharmamovies
Netflix and Johar first worked together in 2018 for 'Lust Stories'. He is also involved in two upcoming Netflix films - 'Ghost Stories' and 'Guilty' - produced by Dharmatic Entertainment.
"Johar and Dharmatic Entertainment will have all the creative freedom and support they need to create pioneering dramas and unscripted series -- as well as films -- for our members all over the world," said Bela Bajaria, Vice President, International Originals, Netflix.