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Karan Johar partners with Netflix to create new series and films

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Bela Bajaria, VP, International Originals, Netflix has said that Johar’s digital banner, Dharmatic, will be given a free hand in creating content.

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Karan Johar’s Dharmatic Entertainment, digital wing of his production house Dharma Productions, has announced a long term partnership with the leading OTT [Over The Top] platform Netflix to create new series and films in the future. 

This is not their first association though. Johar’s Dharma Productions and Netflix had joined hands for the first time for the movie Lust Stories (2017). The filmmaker is also involved with the digital platform in two upcoming films, Ghost Stories and Guilty. Johar is the director on these two films and they are made under Dharmatic Entertainment. 

Speaking about the tie-up, Johar said in an official statement, “With its unique creative freedom and instantaneous global reach, Netflix provides a fearless space for creators. 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.” 

Bela Bajaria, VP, International Originals, Netflix has said that Johar’s digital banner will be given a free hand in creating content. “I am incredibly excited about our partnership with Karan Johar - one of India’s greatest modern storytellers. 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,” she said in an official statement. 

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