Entertainment14 February 2021
Watch an ensemble cast of Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Plabita Borthakur, Amruta Subhash and Aadhya Anand, bring to life a story of ambition, struggle for power and vulnerability.
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Mumbai, February 15, 2021: 5 women, 5 different worlds, 5 different perspectives. Meet the 5 Begums who find themselves racing and facing obstacles threatening to pull them down. Watch each unique personality fight against her roadblocks and emerge victorious! Netflix just dropped the trailer of its upcoming series - Bombay Begums - which tells a very relevant and unconventional story of women uplifting women through situations that will surely strike a chord with every Indian woman. Follow the lives of five women living and hustling in Mumbai, the city of dreams, as they break societal shackles and glass ceilings to conquer love, careers & relationships by standing up for each other.
Join in on the tumultuous yet inspiring journeys of the begums played by Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash, Plabita Borthakur and Aadhya Anand, written and directed by boss woman Alankrita Shrivastava.
Bombay Begums premieres exclusively on Netflix on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2021.
Series: Bombay Begums
Creator and Director: Alankrita Shrivastava
Co-Director: Bornila Chatterjee
Cast: Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash, Plabita Borthakur, Aadhya Anand, Danish Husain, Rahul Bose, Vivek Gomber, Imaad Shah and Nauheed Cyrusi
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About Endemol Shine India:
Endemol Shine India is one of the leading content production companies in India. The company is a Joint Venture between the Banijay Group and CA Media. Endemol Shine India produces over 800 hours of programming annually. Since conception in 2006 – the company has steadily emerged as a market leader with successful television and digital shows like Bigg Boss in 7 languages, Fear Factor, MasterChef India, The Test Case, MOM – Mission on Mars and Aarya. The company has also recently optioned the rights to the novels of several best-selling authors to further expand their content prowess in the digital domain.
In July 2020, Endemol Shine Group was acquired by Banijay, creating the world’s largest international content producer and distributor spanning 22 territories with over 120 production companies and a multi-genre catalogue boasting over 88,000 hours of original standout programming.
About Chernin Entertainment:
Chernin Entertainment is the producer of 25 feature films including the Oscar®-winning FORD VS. FERRARI starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale and directed by James Mangold, the Oscar-nominated films HIDDEN FIGURES from director Ted Melfi and THE GREATEST SHOWMAN starring Hugh Jackman as well as the global blockbuster features RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES, DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES and WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES, which re-launched the franchise for a new generation and received an Oscar nomination.
Chernin Entertainment’s upcoming film slate includes this year’s FEAR STREET film trilogy on Netflix adapted from R.L. Stine’s bestselling book series, Netflix’s SLUMBERLAND starring Jason Momoa and Kyle Chandler, as well as Prentice Penny’s next directorial feature, an untitled original holiday film also on Netflix. Chernin Entertainment’s upcoming television slate includes second seasons of “See” and “Truth be Told” both on Apple TV+, as well as a second season of Katori Hall’s “P-Valley” on Starz.
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