Netflix announced its first Telugu original “Pitta Kathalu”, a four part anthology movie from filmmakers Tharun Bhascker, BV Nandini Reddy, Nag Ashwin and Sankalp Reddy. The film’s title means short stories in Telugu and the movie will chronicle four distinctly bold women,
The cast is led by actors Eesha Rebba, Lakshmi Manchu, Amala Paul, Shruti Haasan and Saanve Megghana with supporting acts from Ashima Narwal, Jagapathi Babu, Satya Dev, Sanjith Hegde and others.
Pitta Kathalu is a labour of love with every story in the anthology showcasing a beautiful landscape of the country and presenting women-led stories.
Nandini Reddy, known for directing features like “Ala Modalaindi” and “Jabardasth”, said working on “Pitta Kathalu” was a rewarding experience.
Ashwin, one of the most accomplished Telugu filmmakers, said he wanted to push boundaries with the movie.
Ronnie Screwvala’s RSVP Movies and Ashi Dua Sara’s Flying Unicorn Entertainment have produced the anthology movie, which will debut on February 19 on the streaming platform.
Netflix most recently released “Paava Kadhaigal”, a four-part anthology movie from filmmakers Sudha Kongara, Gautham Menon, Vetrimaaran and Vignesh Shivan.