After a roaring response on the film festival circuit, Mahesh Narayanan’s Malayalam film, Ariyippu is all set to stream on Netflix! The film made history as the first Indian film in 17 years to compete at the Locarno Film Festival in the international competition section. The film is also nominated for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2022 and will premiere at Busan International Film Festival on 12th October 2022.
Ariyippu centers around the lives of a struggling Malayali couple who dream of migrating out of the country for a better life. The film also explores emotional, social, and marital imbalances in their relationship.
Ariyippu is being screened at BFI London Film Festival, Marrakech International Film Festival, Hong Kong Asian Film Festival and as the film continues to tour other major film festivals across the world, audiences globally will soon be able to stream the film exclusively on Netflix.
Sharing his excitement about the film releasing on Netflix, Director and Producer Mahesh Narayanan says, “With the ongoing recognition and love for our film, we are extremely honored that Netflix is bringing the film as Direct to Digital globally which will always help cinephiles across the world to experience the film very soon.”
Monika Shergill, Vice President, Content, Netflix India commented, “At Netflix, we are constantly working towards bringing the most entertaining and compelling stories. We are excited to bring Ariyippu ( Declaration) , a powerful film on the complex theme of a man-woman relationship told by the acclaimed Director and Producer, Mahesh Narayanan along with stellar performances by Divya Prabha and Kunchacko Boban. Just like Minnal Murali won immense love across the world, we want our members to be won over by the dramatic universe of Ariyippu on Netflix.
Watch Ariyippu (Declaration) soon only on Netflix!