Mumbai: Netflix will premiere Torbaaz on December 11, 2020. It is the first Sanjay Dutt release after his successful recovery from illness earlier this year. Set in Afghanistan, the film tells the story of the journey of redemption and rising from personal tragedy.
About his Netflix debut, Sanjay Dutt said: “The story of Torbaaz is closely aligned with the reality of Afghanistan, and the beautiful depiction of cricket as a means of deliverance is as true for the children as it is for my character, Nasser Khan, who bounces back from personal tragedy. I am truly grateful for all the love and support that I have received over the past few months, and I am glad to be returning to the screen with this powerful film. We have a strong partner in Netflix and am glad that the film will reach discerning audiences around the world, where the story can resonate across boundaries.”
Torbaaz is the story of a man who rises above his personal tragedy and decides to transform the lives of a few refugee-camp kids who are on the path of destruction through the game of cricket.
- Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Nargis Fakhri, Rahul Dev
- Director: Girish Malik
- Producers: Raju Chadha, Rahul Mittra, Girish Malik
Raju Chadha Presents, a film production, distribution and exhibition company, was founded by entrepreneur Raju Chadha. The production house has also presented and distributed films like Sarkar 3, Daddy, Main aur Charles & Saheb Biwi aur Gangster 3.
Rahul Mittra Films, founded by former journalist and filmmaker Rahul Mittra, has produced films like Saheb Biwi aur Gangster (2011), Saheb Biwi aur Gangster Returns (2013), Bullett Raja (2013), Revolver Rani (2014), Sarkar 3 (2017), Saheb Biwi aur Gangster 3 (2018), Cabaret (2019) and Torbaaz (2020). The future projects of the production house include Randeep Hooda starrer Mard, Arjun Rampal starrer Anjaan and a couple of web-series for top OTT platforms, which are currently at the development stage.
Clapstem Entertainment Pvt. Ltd was founded in 2012 by Girish Malik and Puneet Singh. The flagship company Clapstem Productions has produced over 1500 hours of fiction and non-fiction TV content with an extensive portfolio of creating, selling/trading content as well as dubbing/customizing foreign language content to Indian sensibilities. Clasptem’s first feature film, Jal, directed by Girish Malik, qualified in the advance list of Oscar Contentions for the ‘Best Original Score’ category, received National Award for ‘Best Visual Effects’ (2014).