“Chopsticks” Directed by Sachin Yardi and starring Mithila Palkar, Abhay Deol and Vijay Raaz, will stream on Netflix under “See What’s Next: Asia”.
The film Chopsticks tells the story of a shy girl who teams up with a conman to recover her stolen car from a Mumbai gangster. The film is produced by Ashvini Yardi of Vineyard Productions.
Producers Ashvini Yardi took to her Twitter profile and confirmed the news. She wrote, “So it’s ‘Chopsticks’, my first film with the Mr, my first film from the new @ViniyardFilms & if all goes well then the first original film from @NetflixIndia”
Actress Mithila Palkar also tweeted about the same. She wrote, “Absolutely thrilled to be working with the amazing @AshviniYardi @AbhayDeol and #VijayRaaz! Cannot wait for the madness to begin! Big props to the captain of this ship – #SachinYardi”
Netflix continues to unveil a host of new original films and TV shows at the company’s “See What’s Next: Asia” event, its first-ever content showcase in the region, which concluded in Singapore on Friday.
After unveiling a collection of new shows and films aimed at telling stories from Japan, Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea on Thursday, today it was India’s turn, with Netflix announcing a further 8 films and one series from the country.
Netflix has aggressively targeted India for growth and the new projects will follow the critically acclaimed crime drama series Sacred Games, upcoming cricket drama show Selection Day and the eagerly anticipated historical epic series Baahubali: Before the Beginning based on the hugely successful film franchise.
The streamer announced following projects from India at “See What’s Next: Asia.” Movies such as Typewriter, Bulbul, Upstarts, Cobalt Blue, 15th August, Music Teacher, Firebrand, Hotel Mumbai and Chopsticks will be streamed on Netflix.