Ivan Ayr's Soni to release on Netflix
The film chronicles the life of two policewomen, Soni and Kalpana, played by Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra respectively
Ivan Ayr's directorial debut Soni, a crime drama, set in Delhi will release digitally on Netflix. The film chronicles the life of two policewomen, played by Geetika Vidya Ohlyan and Saloni Batra.
In a statement, Ayr said, "I am excited that my film Soni will premiere on Netflix, which is accessible to millions of people around the world. We live in a society that has accepted to adjust and bear patriarchal norms and gender biases, and I believe that the release of the film on a global service like Netflix will help the voices of my characters reach a large and diverse audience base eloquently"
The story revolves around Soni, a young policewoman, and her superintendent, Kalpana, who have collectively taken on a growing crisis of violent crimes against women in the capital city of Delhi.
Soni has been screened at festivals such as the 75th Venice Film Festival, the Mumbai Film Festival, and the BFI London Film Festival. It will be available on Netflix on January 18.