Serious Men on Netflix on October 2nd

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Based on the novel by Manu Joseph, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and directed by award-winning director – Sudhir Mishra, the Netflix film is set to release on October 2, 2020

About Serious Men: Tormented with his under-privileged societal status, an ambitious underachiever capitalizes on his son’s newfound fame as a boy-genius to improve his family’s fortunes. Little does he realize that the secret he harbors will destroy the very thing he loves the most. Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aakshath Das, Shweta Basu Prasad and Nassar, and introducing Indira Tiwari

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Talking about Serious Men on Netflix, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, said “This is my third project with Netflix and returning to the streaming service always feels like homecoming. I am excited about this film as I waited almost 20 years to work with Sudhir Mishra. It’s  a dream come true. I can’t wait for the audience to watch Serious Men and join this journey with me, this Gandhi Jayanti.”​

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Producer: Bombay Fables and Cine Raas Director: Sudhir Mishra Writer: Bhavesh Mandalia ‘Serious Men’ to premiere on October 2, exclusively on Netflix!


Netflix is the world’s leading streaming entertainment service with over 193 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen. Members can play, pause and resume watching, all without commercials or commitments.


Bombay Fables is a writers’ company which produces films. Founded by National Award- winning writer Bhavesh Mandalia, Gaurav Shukla and former journalist and filmmaker Sejal Shah. Focussed on quality storytelling, in a short time Bombay Fables has established itself as a home for creators, telling great stories with passion, integrity and style. Bombay Fables is currently producing series with leading international platforms and movies with some remarkable and exciting talent.


Cine Raas entertainment, formerly known as Sudhir Mishra Productions, is helmed by acclaimed filmmaker Sudhir Mishra who has directed award winning films like Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahi, Dharavi and Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. He has been the recipient of various National and International awards including Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. The production house started off with the National Award winning film Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin in 1987. It further produced Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow directed by Ruchi Narain in 2005, Yeh Saali Zindagi by Sudhir Mishra in 2011, and several works in the tv arena.   Most recently, Cine Raas productions, along with Bombay Fables, co-produced a feature length film for Netflix, Serious Men, an adaptation of Manu Joseph’s bestselling novel by the same name. The film is slated for release in fall of 2020.



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