Netflix signs partnership agreement with Karan Johar’s studio


Netflix continues to strengthen its alliances with Bollywood’s biggest players.

According to reports, the streaming service has entered into a long-term content partnership with Dharmatic Entertainment, the recently launched digital content studio of Dharma Productions headed by Karan Johar.

Netlfix says the partnership would “create a broad range of new fiction and non-fiction series and films exclusively for Netflix members.”

No further details on projects were given.

Johar is one of Bollywood’s top entertainment figures.

His producing and directing credits include blockbuster hits such as “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, “Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham”, “Kal Ho Naa Ho“, “My Name Is Khan” and “Simmba” among others.

He also hosts the popular “Koffee With Karan” talk show.

Netflix and Johar first worked together in 2018 on the anthology “Lust Stories”, which also featured films by Anurag Kashyap and Zoya Akhtar.

Dharmatic is also producing the upcoming Netflix film “Guilty”.