Government and Netflix launch partnership with videos about transforming women

I&B secretary says Netflix’s long-running freedom-fighting collection is within the works

I&B secretary says Netflix’s long-running freedom-fighting collection is within the works

The Union authorities and Netflix started a partnership, releasing a two-minute video about seven transformative ladies, titled ‘Azadi ki Amrit Kahaniyan’, on Tuesday, asserting the manufacturing of extra such movies and a collection on the struggle for freedom to have a good time 75 years of Independence.

On the launch occasion, Data and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur stated that Netflix will produce 25 brief movies on varied subjects below the federal government’s ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebration. With Netflix’s head of worldwide tv, Bela Bajaria, in attendance, Thakur requested the streaming service to provide 75 of those movies.

Protagonists from three of the movies – environmentalist Basanti Devi from Pithoragarh, the primary girl to climb Mount Everest twice in 5 days Anshu Jamsenpa and the primary Indian firefighter Harshini Kanhekar – had been additionally current on the occasion. The movies, narrated by actress Neena Gupta and produced by Netflix, shall be shared on social media and streamed on Doordarshan, Thakur stated.

“This initiative goals to convey inspiring tales from Indians and these tales ought to inspire and empower extra individuals to realize their targets,” he stated.

R&B secretary Apurva Chandra stated a long-running collection concerning the struggle for freedom is within the works as a part of the partnership with Netflix.

coaching periods

The federal government and Netflix have additionally partnered on coaching periods for filmmakers, post-production, animation and music manufacturing, Thakur stated. He urged Netflix to make India a content material manufacturing hub for the world.

Mrs. Bajaria famous that Netflix’s dedication to India “was sturdy and rising.” Talking of the seven movies launched on Tuesday, she stated they advised tales of girls who fought in opposition to all odds to realize their desires.

Among the many protagonists are Poonam Nautiyal, a well being employee who labored to vaccinate everybody in her district in Uttarakhand; Dr. Tessy Thomas, India’s first feminine scientist to guide a missile venture; Tanvi Jagadish, the primary aggressive feminine stand-up paddle runner; and Aarohi Pandit, who’s the youngest on this planet and the primary feminine pilot to cross the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans alone in a light-weight sport plane.


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