Netflix, the American video streaming service, has some good news for the Indian users. It is already expanding its slate in India. Netflix has now announced the addition of three new originals which will be titled, Leila, Ghoul, and Crocodile.
Netflix disclosed on Friday that these new shows will join the existing original productions out of India, including Sacred Games, Selection Day, and Bard of Blood. One of the new shows, Leila tells the story of Shalini in search of the daughter she lost upon her arrest 16 years earlier. Set in the near future, the series is based on the book of the same name by Prayaag Akbar.
Ghoul is a horror series based on Arabic folklore and set in a covert detention center. It revolves around Nida, an interrogator who turned in her own father as an anti-government activist and then arrives at the center to discover that some of the terrorists held there are not of this world. This show will feature Bollywood actors Radhika Apte and Manav Kaul.
Lastly, the third show Crocodile is written by Binky Mendez and is an adult murder mystery thriller series set in Goa.
Erik Barmack, Vice President of International Original Series at Netflix said, “We are proud to continue investing in original content in India. These three series, from the scary to the supernatural, represent the tremendous diversity that Indian storytelling holds for a global audience.”
No other details about the shows have been announced yet. However, few pictures from the Netflix original Sacred Games, featuring Radhika Apte and Saif Ali Khan were released recently.