Filmmaker Mira Nair's upcoming BBC television series A Suitable Boy will also be available on Netflix. Lead actor Ishaan Khatter tweeted the good news to his fans on Instagram.
Described as a panoramic tale charting the fortunes of four large families, the story is set in the North India of 1951, the same time the country was carving out its own identity as an independent nation and was about to go to the polls for its first democratic general election.
A BBC One adaptation, the six-part series also stars Vijay Varma and Rasika Dugal.
A Suitable Boy is among the 17 new films and series teased by Netlfix in their latest sizzle reel. Other titles include Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Raat Akeli Hai, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Ludo, Class of 83 and more.