Fans from all over the world are very eager to watch the Netflix docu-series The Romantics, which releases on February 14th. The four-part series is a tribute to the legacy of Yash Chopra and Yash Raj Films and the cultural impact the films have made on India and Indians worldwide for the past 50 years. Before the launch of the series, we have learned that there will be special events to celebrate Yash Chopra’s contribution to Indian cinema held in New York, Los Angeles & Mumbai.
A well-placed source says, “Netflix doing a docu-series on Yash Chopra, Aditya Chopra & YRF is a matter of pride, and it looks like the makers are planning to host gala celebrations in New York, Los Angeles, and Mumbai to mark this moment. In the run-up to the release of The Romantics, the film will be screened to cinephiles and notable Indians and Asians across the world, and these three cities have been identified so far to honour the legend, Yash Chopra.”
From Aamir Khan to Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan to Ranbir Kapoor, from Amitabh Bachchan to Ranveer Singh, Rani Mukerji to Hrithik Roshan, and Katrina Kaif to Anushka Sharma, the mega-stars and icons of Hindi cinema have come together and spoken about Yash Chopra and YRF contribution to Indian cinema in The Romantics. The episodes will also feature 35 leading personalities from the film industry who have closely worked with YRF through its 50-year glorious existence.
The Romantics has been directed by Oscar & Emmy-nominated filmmaker Smriti Mundhra, who returns to Netflix after the phenomenal success of Indian Matchmaking and the Never Have I Ever franchise.
Interestingly, the reclusive head of the iconic Yash Raj Films, Aditya Chopra, has also recorded his first on-camera interview for ‘The Romantics’! Mr. Chopra shares insights about YRF and the Hindi film industry in this special and highly anticipated docu-series.
Netflix will release The Romantics on Feb 14, 2023 as a tribute to Yash Chopra, who is regarded as the ‘Father of Romance’ in India because of his iconic romantic films like Silsila, Lamhe, Kabhi Kabhie, Veer-Zaara, Dil To Pagal Hai, Chandni, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, etc.
YRF is currently at an all-time high as their latest release Pathaan, the fourth film of YRF’s Spy Universe is breaking all records at the global box office. Pathaan is now the number one Hindi film worldwide and has become the biggest all-time blockbuster in the history of Hindi cinema.
YRF is home to some of the biggest blockbusters that Indian cinema has ever witnessed like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, War, Sultan, Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda Hai, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Mohabbatein, Dhoom franchise, to name a few. It has also produced landmark content forward iconic hits like Chak De! India, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Mardaani, Band Baaja Baaraat and more.
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