Director Sudhir Mishra’s upcoming film “Serious Men” is all set to premiere on Netflix on October 2. Written by Bhavesh Mandalia, the story is based on the novel by Manu Joseph, tormented with his under-privileged societal status, an ambitious underachiever capitalizes on his son’s newfound fame as a boy-genius to improve his family’s fortunes. Little does he realize that the secret he harbors will destroy the very thing he loves the most.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui will be cast in the lead. Finally, Siddiqui’s long wait is over. Talking about this project he shares, “This is my third project with Netflix, and returning to the streaming service always feels like a homecoming. I am excited about this film as I waited almost 20 years to work with Sudhir Mishra. It’s a dream come true. I can’t wait for the audience to watch Serious Men and join this journey with me, this Gandhi Jayanti.”
Produced by Bombay Fables and Cine Raas, “Serious Men” also casts Aakshath Das, Shweta Basu Prasad, Nassar, and introduces actor Indira Tiwari.