Priyanka Chopra ventured into film making by producing an extremely heartwarming Marathi film called ‘Ventalitor’.
And now, the actress announced the release date of her Purple Pebble Pictures’ latest production venture Firebrand.
The film is all set to premiere on Netflix on February 22, 2019.
Priyanka Chopra produced Marathi film Firebrand
The film, directed by National Award winner Aruna Raje, is Netflix’s first licensed original film in Marathi, the streaming giant said in a statement.
The project has been produced by Priyanka and her mother Madhu Chopra, through their banner Purple Pebble Pictures.
“The age of digital has changed the way we consume content. Today, the story is king and audiences are open to and accepting of all kinds of genres. We scroll for content that appeals to our mood and mind, equally.
“This definitely was one of the major reasons behind our move of taking our latest Marathi project ‘Firebrand’ straight to Netflix. A story like ‘Firebrand’ deserves to reach audiences far and wide and I’m thrilled to be bringing this to Netflix,” Priyanka said.
Powerful and pivotal. Two words that best describes our latest @PurplePebblePic project by @aruraje. It’s an optimistic story that needs to be watched by audiences far and wide. I’m proud to bring #Firebrand22Feb to @NetflixIndia…Can’t wait for you guys to watch it! pic.twitter.com/znwF2AzkCR
— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) February 6, 2019
Featuring actors Usha Jadhav, Girish Kulkarni, Sachin Khedekar and Rajeshwari Sachdev, the movie is about the trials and tribulations of contemporary modern day relationships.
Speaking on the film’s exclusive premiere on Netflix, Madhu Chopra said, “Firebrand is packaged with a gripping, powerful narrative along with an ensemble of talented actors and we are truly excited that this story will reach millions of diverse Netflix members.”