Author-director Puneet Krishna, who is thought for his fashionable crime drama Mirzapur, is collaborating with Netflix to create and showrun two series, a darkish comedy and a drama.
The exhibits are prone to get into manufacturing later this yr to early subsequent yr.
Speaking about his affiliation with the streamer, Krishna stated, “My affiliation with Netflix is in-line with my imaginative and prescient for myself as a storyteller and for the evolution of my physique of labor as I’ve imagined it to be.”
Krishna stated the streamer had constructed a vibrant storytelling tradition for writers.
“I like their focussed sense of innovation which provides inventive expertise like me limitless potentialities to develop and evolve. I proceed to be grateful to the viewers who’ve beloved my previous work and I hope I can proceed entertaining them as I begin this new chapter,” he added.
When reached out for a remark, Monika Shergill, VP, Content material, Netflix India referred to as Krishna one of many nation’s best storytellers.
“Nice tales can come from anyplace and be beloved in all places. At Netflix, we’re all the time trying to companion with the very best storytellers from all around the globe. We need to be the house for the very best creators to have the ability to inform various and genuine tales.
“Puneet is undoubtedly one in every of India’s best storytellers and we’re big followers of his highly effective and creative writing. We’re thrilled to welcome Puneet and might’t wait to carry his ardour and imaginative and prescient alive on Netflix,” Shergill stated.
Krishna made his debut as the co-writer of the critically acclaimed satire Bangistan, produced by Excel Leisure.
He was part of the writers’ room of Amazon Prime’s first Indian unique Inside Edge however his most well-known work is Mirzapur, produced by Excel Leisure for Amazon Prime. He labored on the present as one of many creators alongside with Karan Anshuman and Vineet Krishna.