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'Finding Anamika', 'Ajeeb Daastaans': Karan Johar Announces 5 New Projects on Netflix

'Finding Anamika', 'Ajeeb Daastaans': Karan Johar Announces 5 New Projects on Netflix

Karan Johar has announced five new titles under his Dharmatics banner on Netflix. The filmmaker-producer made the announcement on his official Twitter account.

Karan Johar has announced five new projects under his Dharmatic banner on Netflix. The filmmaker-producer made the announcement on his official Twitter account and also gave a sneak peek into his upcoming projects via a video. The titles include Ajeeb Daastaans, Meenakshi Sundareshwar, Searching for Sheela, Finding Anamika, and Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives.

Ajeeb Daastaans

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Director: Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan, Kayoze Irani

Writer: Shashank Khaitan, Sumit Saxena, Neeraj Ghaywan, Uzma Khan

Cast: Fatima Sana Shaikh, Jaideep Ahlawat, Armaan Ralhan, Nushrratt Bharuccha, Abhishek Banerjee, Inayat Verma, Konkona Sen Sharma, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shefali Shah, Manav Kaul, Tota Roy Chowdhury

Ajeeb Daastaans is an anthology of four strangely contrasting stories which delves into fractured relationships and unexplored spaces. The stories set in varied milieus, explore jealousy, entitlement, prejudices and toxicity which are often entangled within the heart of their relationships. Each story also takes you on a journey where one would struggle with the moral dilemma of what’s right and what’s wrong, as the lines between them get blurred.

Meenakshi Sundareshwar

Director: Vivek Soni

Writer: Vivek Soni, Aarsh Vora

Cast: Abhimanyu Dassani, Sanya Malhotra

A young couple Meenakshi and Sundareshwar, enter into an arranged marriage because their first names together make Madurai’s famous temple ‘Meenakshi - Sundareshwar’. However, when a job opportunity exclusively for single men pops up in Bengaluru, Sundareshwar has to leave his hometown and his wife Meenakshi, and pretend to be unmarried. The newlywed couple who barely know each other, struggle with the trials, tribulations, and insecurities of a long-distance relationship.

Finding Anamika

Director: Karishma Kohli, Bejoy Nambiar

Writer: Sri Rao, Nisha Mehta

Cast: Madhuri Dixit Nene, Sanjay Kapoor, Manav Kaul, Lakshvir Saran, Suhasini Muley, Muskkaan Jaferi

This is a suspenseful family drama about a global superstar, wife, and mom who suddenly vanishes without a trace. As police and loved ones search for answers to her disappearance, her perfectly crafted facade is stripped away, revealing hidden truths and painful lies in the life of an iconic actress.

Searching for Sheela

Showrunner: Shakun Batra

Cast: Sheela Birnstiel

Osho’s controversial and sassy ex-secretary, Ma Anand Sheela returns to India after 34 years of exile. Sheela, having re-shot to fame since the mega reception to the Netflix documentary Wild Wild Country, is now parceling her life to the world. Searching for Sheela is an intimate look into her journey across India, observing the rebranding of her as a pop-culture icon, with audiences unable to decide if they deem her a “criminal" or remain in awe of her badass secretary days.

Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives

Director: Ritika Bajaj, Uttam Domale, Naomi Datta

Cast: Neelam Kothari Soni, Maheep Kapoor, Seema Khan, Bhavana Pandey

The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives was one of the binge blockbusters of 2020. Love them or hate them - nobody could be indifferent to our queens of sass, spice, and all things nice. Ok, maybe not always so nice! But you know what is twice as nice as #TheFabulousLives Season 1? SEASON 2. Yes, it is the twist everyone saw coming. The Bollywood Wives will be back - with an all access card to a world that everyone obsesses over.

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