The Romantics, a four-part documentary series, will honor the illustrious director Yash Chopra and his production company Yash Raj Films (YRF). The series is set to debut on Netflix and will include 35 well-known voices from the Hindi cinema industry; and is directed by Smriti Mundhra, an Oscar and Emmy nominee.
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Fans will get a rare opportunity to see Bollywood history as seen through the eyes of YRF. The docu-series is a must-watch for fans of Bollywood and the legacy of Yash Chopra, covering everything from timeless romantic comedies like Silsila to well-liked blockbusters like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. And here’s everything you need to know about the series.
When will The Romantics be released on Netflix?
The star-packed docu-series will be released on February 14 at 1:30 P.M IST/ 3.00 A.M ET/ 12.00 A.M PT on Netflix. While we are on that note, check out our guide to the new rom-com, Your Place Or Mine – here.
Can you watch it for free?
Unfortunately, because the streamer does not offer a free trial period, you will have to spend some money and subscribe if you want to catch up on this series and a slew of others as they air. The good news is that you can watch Netflix on your smartphone, tablet, computer, or any other compatible streaming device. However, there are a few offers that you can use to get a free account on the streaming service.
- Jio Postpaid Plans start at Rs 399.
- JioFibre monthly plan worth Rs 1499.
- Vi Redx plan at Rs 1099 per month.
- The free year-long subscription with Verizon Fios.
- T-Mobile will give basic and standard subscriptions at $8.99 and $13.99.
The Romantics: What will it be about?
For the unversed, The Romantics will chronicle the rich cultural heritage of 50 years and is a tribute to the icon, frequently recognized as the ‘Father of Romance.’ Among the 35 major voices included in the docu-series will be mega-stars who have collaborated closely with the studio over the years, from Amitabh Bachchan to Shah Rukh Khan to Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh to YRF’s bahu Rani Mukerji.
The Romantics will allow fans to see the history of Bollywood through the eyes of YRF. It will highlight the impact he and his film studio have had on Bollywood, as well as how the stars of the film are now household names. Not only in India but also globally. It will also tell “the real and definitive story of Yash Chopra and his son Aditya Chopra’s journey to building a world-class studio.
That’s it for the article. What are your expectations for this docu-series? Let us know in the comments down below.