Madhuri Dixit to make her Netflix debut in a Karan Johar production

After working on the big screen for several years, actor Madhuri Dixit is all set to make her debut in the digital world. And the OTT platform that marks her digital debut is none other than the world’s leading streaming service — Netflix. The series will be produced by filmmaker Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, the digital content company of Dharma Productions. Incidentally, Dixit has previously collaborated with Netflix for Marathi film 15 August which she produced.

Johar took to his social media account to make the announcement and wrote, “We have got the queen of all things beautiful & grace for an upcoming Netflix India original. It’s time to create magic with her.”

Talking about her collaboration with streaming platform, Dixit told entertainment website Bollywood Hungama, “I’ve always been a fan of Netflix, which is why I decided to make my debut as a producer with 15 August. The reach and diversity in audience that the global service provides is unparallelled. And of course, Karan and his team have been like family for me, so when I got this opportunity to play the protagonist in this series I was beyond excited.. This series is entertaining, riveting, and yet heartwarming.”

Karan Johar said, “Madhuri has been one of my all-time favorite actresses, once I got to know her, I loved her even more. Dharmatic’s association with Netflix is extremely special because together, we get to tell untold stories in the way we want to. This is one such story and the confluence of Netflix, Dharmatic and Madhuri Dixit Nene will be nothing short of iconic.”

The series will be directed by New York-based writer-director, Sri Rao who has previously written Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif starrer Baar Baar Dekho.


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