NEW YORK, NY (December 27, 2012) – Bollywood fans waiting for Vishal Bhardwaj’s highly-anticipated new romantic comedy Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola starring Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma are now able to catch up on the past hit films of these stars on the leading movie streaming service Netflix. During the holidays, movie lovers can instantly stream several hits from the acclaimed director and superstar actors with nearly a dozen of their films available for viewing from December 27th.
For those who can’t wait until the January 11 release of MKBKM, or fans who just want to catch up on buzzworthy hits they may have missed from these stars, Netflix is now streaming their top movies uncut, with no commercial interruptions. Imran Khan’s career has flourished in recent years as the Bollywood heartthrob has starred in the bold and ground-breaking blockbuster comedy Delhi Belly as well as Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu opposite Kareena Kapoor, Mere Brother ki Dulhan with Katrina Kaif, Break ke Baad with Deepika Padukone, and I Hate Luv Storys with Sonam Kapoor. All of these hits can be streamed anytime 24/7 on Netflix across multiple devices including computers, tablets, smartphones, and TVs.
2012 was a breakout year for Anushka Sharma who won rave reviews for her performance opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Jab Tak Hai Jaan. But the actress has been one of Bollywood’s hottest rising stars and her past films are streaming instantly for Netflix subscribers including the award-winning Band Baaja Baaraat along with Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi with Shah Rukh Khan, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl with Ranveer Singh, and Badmaash Company with Shahid Kapur.
Even director Vishal Bhardwaj’s most recent motion pictures are available today for instant streaming – Kaminey starring Shahid Kapoor as well as 7 Khoon Maaf with Priyanka Chopra which premiered at the 61st Berlin International Film Festival. His previous films like Omkara and The Blue Umbrella are available on DVD through Netflix along with many other films from Khan and Sharma.
Movie fans get a special look back at the careers of Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, and Vishal Bhardwaj on Netflix allowing people to catch up on their biggest hits over the holidays when many have extra time to sit back and enjoy Indian cinema. The team unites on January 11 when their latest comedy Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola releases in theaters worldwide.
Set in the rustic surroundings of a village in Haryana in India, Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola is a comedy-drama about Harry Mandola (PANKAJ KAPUR), a wealthy industrialist who loves his drink, his daughter Bijlee (ANUSHKA SHARMA) and the unusual bond they both share with Harry’s man friday, Matru (IMRAN KHAN). Much to her father’s delight, Bijlee is all set to marry Baadal (ARYA BABBAR), the son of a powerful politician Chaudhari Devi (SHABANA AZMI). This alliance which is far from just being a simple union of two young people becomes the seed for a story that brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.