Raj and DK Sign Up for Multi-Year Netflix Deal – The Hollywood Reporter
Indian filmmaking duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, better known as Raj & DK, have signed a multi-year deal to direct and produce movies and series for Netflix.
Known for their quirky genre fusions and distinctive style, Raj & DK has garnered commercial success and critical acclaim in various forms in India, working on indie films, big budget films and, more recently, series.
In 2021, they launch their own D2R Indie production banner to produce indie film projects from emerging directors. The company’s first release, which Raj & DK produced, was a well-received Telugu comedy-drama. Cinema Bandiis led by first-time filmmaker Praveen Kandregula and released on Netflix last year.
Raj & DK also had their next series as director and presenter at Netflix – the upcoming comedy crime thriller series, Guns & Gulaabs. Netflix describes the project as “a story of love and innocence in a criminal world, a nostalgic tale of all kinds of firsts, from first love to first murder.” .
Monika Shergill, head of content for Netflix in India, said: “Raj & DK is one of the most unique creative voices in the country. “Along with their unique and ingenious storytelling style, they are also a powerful studio. We’re excited to continue our relationship with them as a multi-year creative partnership that will bring the best entertainment to Netflix members around the world. “
Raj & DK added in a statement: “We aim to create big, unique stories and challenge ourselves to push storytelling into new and exciting spaces.”