Priyanka Chopra, who awaits the release of her second Hollywood outing Isn't It Romantic and has also finished working on her Bollywood project (after quite some time) The Sky Is Pink, is back to doing what she aims through her production; backing strong content, especially in regional cinema. Her next venture Firebrand is a Marathi film which is set to premier on Netflix on the 22nd of February. The film is directed by National Awardee Aruna Raje.
"A story like Firebrand deserves to reach audiences far and wide and I'm thrilled to be bringing this to Netflix. 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," a statement from her read. 'Powerful and pivotal' are the two words Priyanka used, to describe the film.
For Netflix as well, this is the first licensed Marathi film that they are premiering. According to them, the film is about "trials and tribulations of contemporary modern day relationships". The story revolves around relationship patterns of today. The protagonist is a lawyer as well as a survivor of sexual abuse, played by Usha Jadhav.