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Selection Day is an Indian Netflix Original Sports web television series, based on Aravind Adiga's 2016 novel of the same name.[1] Produced by Anil Kapoor and Anand Tucker, it stars Mohammad Samad, Yash Dholye, Karanvir Malhotra, Rajesh Tailang, Mahesh Manjrekar, Ratna Pathak Shah, Shiv Pandit, Parul Gulati and Akshay Oberoi. The series follows the life of two brothers Radha and Manju who are raised by their cricket obsessed father and meet their rival Javed.[2] Selection Day premiered on 28 December, 2018.[3] Part 2 was announced by Netflix with a premiere date of April 19, 2019. [4]

Selection Day
Based onSelection Day
by Aravind Adiga
Written byMarston Bloom
Directed byUdayan Prasad
StarringMohammad Samad
Yash Dholye
Karanvir Malhotra
Rajesh Tailang
Mahesh Manjrekar
Ratna Pathak Shah
Shiv Pandit
Akshay Oberoi
Parul Gulati
Composer(s)Shashwat Sachdev
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Production
Producer(s)
Production location(s)India
Production company(s)
  • Anil Kapoor Films & Communication Network
  • Seven Stories Ltd.
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original release28 December 2018 (2018-12-28)
External links
Website

Contents

PlotEdit

Radha and Manju are two brothers who have been trained by their father to become the next great pair of cricket batsmen. After toying with the bowling attacks of their local village teams, their father decides it is time for them to move to Mumbai and hope to be selected to play in domestic leagues in the upcoming selection season.

CastEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date [5]
Part 1
1"Episode 1"Udayan PrasadMarston BloomDecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
2"Episode 2"Udayan PrasadTBADecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
3"Episode 3"Udayan PrasadTBADecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
4"Episode 4"Udayan PrasadTBADecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
5"Episode 5"Udayan PrasadTBADecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
6"Episode 6"Udayan PrasadTBADecember 28, 2018 (2018-12-28)
Part 2
7"Episode 7"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
8"Episode 8"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
9"Episode 9"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
10"Episode 10"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
11"Episode 11"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)
12"Episode 12"Karan BoolaniTBAApril 19, 2019 (2019-04-19)

MarketingEdit

The series was announced on August 2017.[6] A 16-second teaser was released on 8 October, 2018.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Netflix announces original series Selection Day". The Indian Express. 9 October 2018. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  2. ^ Mirwani, Saniya (9 November 2018). "'Selection Day' Teaser: Netflix Promises a Gripping Cricket Drama". The Quint. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Netflix sets December date for web series 'Selection Day'". Scroll.in. 8 October 2018. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Netflix's 'Selection Day' Renewed For Season 2 + Trailer + Premiere Date". Renewcanceltv.com. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Selection Day – Listings". The Futon Critic. Retrieved April 7, 2019.
  6. ^ Ramachandran, Naman (3 August 2017). "Netflix Announces India Originals 'Selection Day' and 'Again'". Variety. Retrieved 10 November 2018.
  7. ^ Arora, Akhil. "Netflix Indian Original Series Selection Day Gets December Release Date". NDTV. Retrieved 10 November 2018.

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