Srishti Behl Arya, Director-International Original Film, has decided to leave Netflix after more than three years and a slate of more than 35 original films including Guilty, AK vs AK, Bulbbul and Serious Men, and our first Tamil and Telugu films, with Paava Kadhaigal and Pitta Kathalu.
Srishti reported to VP of content for India, Monika Shergill. Her last day with Netflix will be this Friday, May 21, 2021. In an official statement, Shrishti said, “Leading the Netflix originals film team in India over the last three years has been the adventure of a lifetime. I am incredibly grateful for this opportunity and have learned so much along the way. I couldn’t be more proud of the stories we’ve told, from first-time directors, female filmmakers, established voices and so many fresh faces. I wish this wonderful team all the very best and can’t wait to see what’s ahead.”
Film remains a focus and priority investment for Netflix in India. The India Content team is led by Monika Shergill who will continue the momentum the network has built into 2022 and beyond.
Monika Shergill, VP, Content, Netflix India, said, “Srishti has played a foundational role in building our original film slate in India, launching 35 titles over three years with critical acclaim and fandom including Guilty, AK vs AK, Bulbbul and Serious Men.”