The Romantics released on OTT: where to watch series on Yashraj’s legacy, what to expect, cast, episodes, and more

The Romantics brings along 35 of Bollywood's most prominent artists to share their insights of legendary filmmaker Yash Raj Chopra

  • The Romantics docu-series release on Netflix today at 1.30 pm 
  • The four-part docu-series pays a tribute to the late filmmaker Yash Raj Chopra
  • The series captures the filmmaker’s 50 years in the industry and his influence over Bollywood and its romance genre

This Valentine’s Day, fans of late filmmaker Yash Raj Chopra, will get a chance to relive his legacy via a four-part docu-series called, “The Romantics”. The series is now streaming on OTT platform across India. The Romantics pays tribute to the late filmmaker Yash Chopra who was known for his masterful creations in the romance genre. The web series has been directed by Oscar and Emmy-nominated filmmaker Smriti Mundhrs. It brings along 35 prominent celebrity icons, including Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Rani Mukherji, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit, and more, in a bid to pay homage to 50 years of cinematic history.

Here’s a quick look at where to watch The Romantics online, what to expect, the star cast, and more:

The Romantics trailer

YRF’s official YouTube channel uploaded The Romantics trailer 13 days ago and within a short span of time has garnered over 2.8 million views on the video streaming platform.

The Romantics docu-series plot details

The Smriti Mundhra-directed The Romantics is a tribute to the late filmmaker Yash Raj Chopra who is often regarded as the ‘Father of Romance’. The four-part series captures the 50-year-old legacy of YRF Entertainment in which the late Yash Raj Chopra and his Aditya Chopra pivoted the Bollywood film industry towards romance. The docu-series brings along some of the biggest names in Bollywood, both young and old, to share their experiences of having worked with the late Yash Raj Chopra, draw insights into this journey and also map how movie stars became household names courtesy of YRF. 

Where to watch The Romantics docu-series online?

The Romantics will be streaming on Netflix from February 14th 2023 onwards. Viewers can watch the docu-series on the OTT platform with an active membership plan. 

Netflix currently offers a choice of four plans in India and has recently introduced a price cut to make its offers more lucrative. The base or Mobile plan allows one user access to mobile screen streaming for a monthly price of Rs 149. Viewers availing of this plan can view content in Standard Definition (SD) only. The highest plan currently allows a total of six screens and compatibility across four devices. Viewers can enjoy the content at Ultra HD resolution and benefit from Netflix’s Spatial Audio technology. This plan is called the Premium plan and sets one back for Rs 649 a month. Check out a detailed look at Netflix plans here.

The Romantics star cast and episodes

The docu-series brings along the industry’s biggest names such as Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Amir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukherji, Juhi Chawla and Madhuri Dixit amongst many others. The Romantics has been directed by Smriti Mundhra and has been produced by Uday Chopra and others. 

As mentioned above, The Romantics comprises four episodes each with close to an hour’s runtime.