Streaming giant Netflix is all set to honor the late legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra and his banner Yash Raj Films through the docu-series titled The Romantics. Directed by Smriti Mundhra, the show will be released on Valentine’s Day on February 14 and is Netflix’s tribute to Chopra, who was known as ‘Father of Romance’.
Netflix celebrates Yash Chopra’s legacy with docuseries The Romantics
An official statement from the makers shed more light on The Romantics: “The star-studded, four-part docuseries will feature 35 leading voices from the Hindi film industry, delving into Bollywood history through the lens of YRF’s impact. to make Bollywood a household name worldwide. The global streaming giant will release the trailer for the docu-series in 190 countries tomorrow. It will also subtitle the trailer in more than 32 world languages, given the reach of Bollywood around the world and the impact YRF has had in shaping the equity of the Hindi film industry worldwide for more than 50 years.
Speaking about Yash Chopra’s achievements, Monika Shergill, VP, Content, Netflix India, added: “Yash Chopra’s films, fondly remembered as The King of Romance, brought in a new wave of emotion, individualism and cultural change. Hindi cinema and helped make one of the biggest film industries in the world what it is today.To celebrate its iconic songs, stories and nostalgia, we’ve teamed up with creative powerhouses YRF and Smriti Mundra to bring The Romantics to our global audience. The gripping documentary series is the real and definitive story of Yash Chopra and his son Aditya Chopra’s journey to building a world-class studio and gives our viewers a glimpse into the lives of one of the most influential families in Bollywood film history. “
This will be another Netflix show for Smriti Mundhra after Indian Matchmaking and Never Have I Ever.
Yash Chopra started his career with a bang Dhol Ka Phool in 1959. In a career spanning more than 50 years, he became known for some iconic romantic films such as Silsila, Lamhe, Kabhi Kabhie, Chandni, Dil to Pagal Hai, Veer-Zaara, Jab Tak Hai Jaanetc.
Yash Raj Films is currently basking in the super success of their latest film Pathanstarring Shah Rukh Khan, John Abraham and Deepika Padukone.
Also Read: 16 Years of Veer Zaara: “Yash Chopra loved ‘Tere Liye’ so much that it remained his ringtone until he took his last breath,” reveals Madan Mohan’s son Sanjeev Kohli
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