Mar 27, 2022 10:00 am
‘Mai‘, starring Sakshi Tanwar, Vivek Mushran, Seema Pahwa and Raima Sen, will be premiered on Netflix on 15, April 2022. The show has been produced by Anushka Sharma's Clean Slate Filmz and directed by Anshai Lal and Atul Mongia.
"Mai is a signature Netflix series that brings together defining storytelling, nuanced performances and a deeply thought-provoking journey of a mother’s run-ins with crime and criminals. Set in an intriguing world, Maibrings together everything our audiences love and enjoy," stated Tanya Bami, series head, Netflix India.
Earlier this month, Netflix had announced that Kareena Kapoor Khan will make her digital debut with a yet-to-be titled film, directed by Sujoy Ghosh who is known for thrillers such as Kahaaniand Badla. The murder mystery will also star Jaideep Ahlawat and Vijay Varma. The film is reportedly based on the 2005 novel The Devotion of Suspect X.
The Reed Hastings-owned platform added 8.3 million subscribers globally in the October to December quarter, on the back of its blockbuster Korean television series Squid Game, along with two big film releases—Don’t Look Up and Red Notice. However, overall, the service that has clocked in 222 million paid memberships worldwide, saw net additions in 2021 decline by more than 50%, to 18 million versus 37 million in 2020. The company follows the calendar year. In the Asia and Pacific region, large parts of which continue to see covid-induced disruption, the platform increased paid memberships by 2.6 million (versus 2 million in the year ago quarter) with strong growth in both Japan and India, Netflix had said.