Director duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK have joined hands with Netflix for a multi-year creative partnership, the streamer announced Thursday.
Under their D2R Films banner, ‘The Family Man’ directors will develop and produce their upcoming projects for the streaming giant.
Monika Shergill, VP-Content, Netflix India, in a statement said they were excited to partner with the filmmakers, who, according to her, have an ingenious storytelling style.
“We are excited to continue our relationship with them for a multi-year creative partnership that will bring superlative entertainment to Netflix members around the world,” Shergill said in a statement.
With an impressive slate of cult films, blockbusters and premium shows, Raj & DK are undoubtedly one of India’s finest and most successful creators, the Netflix statement stated. The dynamic duo has mastered distinct genre mash-ups with their quirky style, creating extraordinary stories that have won both critical acclaim and commercial success.
Nidimoru and DK, are best known for movies like ‘Go Goa Gone’, ‘Stree’ and Manoj Bajpayee-starrer series ‘The Family Man’. The duo also produced one of the most critically acclaimed and loved films of last year, Telugu film ‘Cinema Bandi’, currently streaming on Netflix.
On their part, the director duo said, “Netflix is a pioneer in the streaming space backed by its unstinting, passionate support for filmmaking and filmmakers. We are looking forward to creating big, unique stories and challenging ourselves to push the storytelling into exciting and fresh spaces.”
The duo will also be the showrunners and directors of Netflix’s upcoming comedy crime thriller series ‘Guns & Gulaabs’ starring Rajkumar Rao and Dulquer Salmaan.
Inspired by the misfits of the world, the show is set in the 90s. It is a story of love and innocence in a world of crime, a nostalgic tale of all kinds of firsts — from first love to first kill.