Filmmaker Hansal Mehta signs multi-year series partnership with streaming giant Netflix after release the scoop, which received much acclaim. This news comes after his web series the scoop Released on the platform earlier this month, starring Karisma Tanna, Md. Zeeshan Ayub and Harman Baweza.
Hansal Mehta signs multi-year series partnership with Netflix after scoop: “This will only enable me to dive into different unexplored stories”
Hansal Mehta told Variety, “As a filmmaker, the idea of creating diverse and dynamic stories constantly keeps me on my toes. What excites me about this partnership with Netflix, home to some of the best talent, is the potential for my work to reach audiences around the world. As was the case with ‘Scoop,’ Netflix engages in the creative process, from scripting to its marketing and distribution, which is critical to the success of any creative collaboration. This long-term partnership with them will only enable me to dive into different unexplored stories.”
Monika Shergill, VP, Content, Netflix India, added, “Hansal is a master of his craft and focuses on finding stories that have a broad appeal and are relevant to a mass audience. Being a short storyteller, he is able to tell these stories like no one else. ‘Scoop’ marks another success for our series this year and with this partnership we look forward to a never-before-seen story that audiences will love.”
Based on real events and Jigna Vora’s memoir, “Byculla Bay Bars: My Days in Prison” by Hansal Mehta the scoop Produced by Matchbox Shots and produced by Hansal Mehta and Mrinmayi Lagu Waikul. This marks Hansal Mehta and Netflix’s first partnership for the first season of a franchise that chronicles the harrowing sequence of events that unfold for an unsuspecting journalist.