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Netflix series 'Selection Day' to premiere on December 28

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Netflix's Original Series "Selection Day" is set to be launched worldwide on December 28.

Based on Aravind Adiga's novel of the same name, the series is a coming-of-age drama about two brothers who are raised by their strict, obsessive father to be star cricket players in

The cast includes Ratna Pathak Shah, Mahesh Manjrekar, and debutantes and as brothers Radha and

is co-producing the project with

Simran Sethi, Director, International Originals, Netflix, said the team is looking forward to the series.

"We are excited to share this joyous and emotional coming of age story with and the world. 'Selection Day' is an amazing opportunity to expand our array of programming after the exciting debuts of 'Sacred Games' and 'Ghoul'," Sethi said in a statement.

Kapoor said he is excited to collaborate on an Indian story with the streaming platform.

"With 'Selection Day', is once again bringing Indian talent onto the world stage. India is a land rich with stories and we can now share these across the globe. I can't think of a better way of bringing people together," he said.

"Selection Day" will be the streaming giant's third

Earlier, announced "Sacred Games" has been renewed for a second run.

A prequel to SS Rajamouli's "Baabhubali" is also in works.

"Bard of Blood", based on 2015 bestseller of the same name by Bilal Siddiq, is also in development, starring Emraan Hashmi and will be produced by Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chillies Entertainment.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 11:15 IST
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