Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam announced a nine-film anthology for the leading OTT Platform, Netflix. It is titled ‘Navarasa’ based on the 9 rasas (emotions) – anger, compassion, courage, disgust, fear, laughter, love, peace, and wonder.
Bejoy Nambiar, Arvind Swamy, Gautham Vasudev Menon, Karthik Subbaraj, Karthick Naren, K V Anand, Ponram, Rathindran Prasad and Halitha Shameem will be directing the films which will star about 40 top actors of the industry and hundreds of technicians will work on the project.
The proceeds from this anthology will go to those film workers who have suffered due to unemployment during the lockdown. Netflix confirmed that the cast and crew of the anthology will be providing their services pro-bono. Actor Arvind Swamy will make his directorial debut with a short film in the anthology.Follow @THEPANIPURI