Serious Men to premiere on Netflix on October 2

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Mumbai: Serious Men, a feature-length film produced by Cine Raas productions along with Bombay Fables, will premiere exclusively on Netflix on October 2.

The film is based on journalist-writer Manu Joseph’s bestselling novel by the same name.

Tormented with his under-privileged societal status, an ambitious underachiever capitalizes on his son’s newfound fame as a boy-genius to improve his family’s fortunes. Little does he realize that the secret he harbours will destroy the very thing he loves the most.

Cast: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Aakshath Das, Shweta Basu Prasad and Nassar, and introducing Indira Tiwari

Nawazuddin Siddiqui said about Serious Men on Netflix: “This is my third project with Netflix and returning to the streaming service always feels like homecoming. I am excited about this film as I waited almost 20 years to work with Sudhir Mishra. It’s a dream come true. I can’t wait for the audience to watch Serious Men and join this journey with me, this Gandhi Jayanti.” ​

  • Director: Sudhir Mishra
  • Writer: Bhavesh Mandalia
  • Producers: Bombay Fables and Cine Raas

Bombay Fables is a writers’ company which produces films. Founded by national award-winning writer Bhavesh Mandalia, Gaurav Shukla and journalist-turned-filmmaker Sejal Shah. Focussed on quality storytelling, Bombay Fables has established itself as a home for creators, telling great stories with passion and style. Bombay Fables is currently producing series with leading international platforms and movies.

Cine Raas entertainment, formerly known as Sudhir Mishra Productions, is helmed by filmmaker Sudhir Mishra who has directed award-winning films like Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahi, Dharavi and Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi. He has been the recipient of various national and international awards including Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. The production house started off with the Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin in 1987. It further produced Kal: Yesterday and Tomorrow directed by Ruchi Narain in 2005, Yeh Saali Zindagi by Sudhir Mishra in 2011, and several works for TV.