At Prime Video Presents India showcase event in Mumbai today, April 28, Amazon Prime Video announced over 40 new exciting titles in languages such as Hindi, Tamil and Telugu. The streaming platform will release 40 new titles over the next two years, which includes original series, original movies and co-productions.
Check out the complete list here:
SCRIPTED ORIGINAL SERIES
Helmed Gauravv Chawla and Ananya Banerjee, the supernatural thriller set in an elite boarding school which hides a dark secret. The cast includes Ishwak Singh and Rasika Dugal.
Bambai Meri Jaan
Starring Kay Kay Menon, Kritika Kamra, Avinash Tiwary and Amyra Dastur, Bambai Meri Jaan is about an honest cop who puts everything on the line in his quest to clean Bombay streets and prevent the rise of organized crime.
call me bae
Bae, billionaire fashionista is disowned by her ultra-rich family, owing to a salacious scandal. She then has to fend for herself and discovers who she really is.
The cast includes Annu Kapoor, Bhanu Uday, Udit Arora, Pranay Pachauri, Siddharth Kak, Chirag Vohra, Gaurav Sharma and Bidita Bag. The story is a fictional account of two warring coaching institutes and the effect it has on a group of young students.
Produced by Excel Media and Tiger Baby, Dahaad stars Sonakshi Sinha, Vijay Verma, Gulshan Devaiah and Sohum Shah. The serial killer drama is set in a small town and follows the investigations of a female inspector into a crime.
Directed by Vikram K Kumar, this Telugu project will feature Naga Chaitanya, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Priya Bhavani Shankar, Prachi Desai and Tharun Bhascker Dhaassyam. The story will show how inanimate objects wreak havoc in the lives of sinners.
Helmed by Raj & DK, Farzi marks Shahid Kapoor’s OTT debut. The description reads, “A small-time artist working out of his grandfather’s printing press has designed the ultimate con job – a crime uniquely suited to him – and gets pulled into the murky, high stakes world of all that it demands. A fiery, unorthodox task force officer has made it his mission to rid the country of the menace this poses in this fast-paced, edgy one-of-a-kind thriller.”
Another new series from the house of Raj & DK, it will star Kunal Khemu, Pankaj Tripathi and Patralekhaa.
Happy Family Conditions Apply
The show’s description reads, “A light-hearted family comedy about a quirky but lovable joint family that is always at loggerheads with each other.”
Starring Juhi Chawla, Ayesha Jhulka, Soha Ali Khan, Karishma Tanna, Shahana Goswami and Kritika Kamra, it will show the lives of five women who come together due to an unforeseen event.
Indian Police Force
Created by Rohit Shetty, the star cast of the Indian Police Force includes Sidharth Malhotra, Shilpa Shetty, Vivek Oberoi and Isha Talwar. The action thriller is about a young Delhi Police officer who will go to any length to bring to justice the terrorist mastermind behind a series of bomb blasts around the country.
The description of Jee Karda reads, “A coming of age series that delves into the lives of a close-knit group of seven childhood friends, trying to steer their way through adulthood.”
Helmed by Vikramaditya Motwane, Soumik Sen, Jubilee is set in a newly independent India. It is a fictional period drama that unveils the stories and dreams that gave birth to Bollywood, as we know it.
Modern Love Chennai
The description of the series reads, “The Chennai chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Chennai explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.”
Modern Love Hyderabad
The description of the series reads, “The Hyderabad chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Hyderabad explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.”
Modern Love Mumbai
The description of the series reads, “The Mumbai chapter of the widely loved US original anthology series, Modern Love Mumbai explores six diverse yet universal stories of different facets, shades and moods of love, all set in the city’s many unique milieus.”
Directed by Debaloy Bhattacharya, the story is about a young, troubled female private investigator who gets thrown into a world, where she has to fathom the unfathomable and find her own self.
The description reads, “A neo-noir series about a man who reluctantly returns to his hometown where he not only battles his past demons, but also gets drawn into an even bigger cesspool of smoke and mirrors and must now prove his innocence.”
Suzhal The Vortex
Helmed by Pushkar and Gayatri, The Vortex follows an investigation into a simple missing persons case, which unravels and rips the intricate social fabric of a small town.
Sweet Kaaram Coffee
Directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Krishna Marimuthu, Swathi Raghuraaman, it’s about three generations of women from the same family setting off on an epic road trip.
The description reads, “India’s first show based on a graphic novel, The Village follows a family on a road trip that falls victim to a clan of mutants.”
Vadhandhi: The fable of Velonie
The description reads, “A dramatic noir thriller about the murder of a beautiful young girl, seen from the Rashomon-esque perspectives of an unrelenting obsessed cop, a novelist captivated by her grace and an opportunistic news editor.”
UNSCRIPTED ORIGINAL SERIES
This is AP Dhillon
It is an all access reality documentary based on AP Dhillon. Through this series we go behind the sensation of AP Dhillon, to tell a story which celebrates brown identity like no other.
Cinema… Mars Dum Tak
Cinema… Marte Dum Tak is a docuseries that explores the lives and times of four cult filmmakers from the world of camp-cinema, as they set out to make a film they’ve always dreamt of.
Dancing on the Grave
Produced by India Today Productions, it is a true crime investigative series that tells the story of a sensational crime with access to exclusive interviews, shocking footage and the perpetrator himself.
India Love Project
This is a docuseries that shares the inspiring love stories of real people from across the country where each episode tells an unusual yet hopeful story through the eyes of the real couples.
Breathe: Into The Shadows
Starring Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen, Naveen Kasturia and Saiyami Kher, this will be another edge-of-the-seat season.
New comics, fresh laughs and more will be seen in the new season of Comicstaan. Sumukhi Suresh, Kenny Sebastian, Zakir Khan, Neeti Palta, Abish Matthew and Kusha Kapila will feature in it.
Four More Shots Please!
The four girls are coming back to live, love, blunder and discover what really makes them tick through friendship. It stars Sayani Gupta, Bani J, Kirti Kulhari, Maanvi Gagroo, Prateik Babbar, Jim Sarbh, Rajeev Siddhartha, Lisa Ray, Simone Singh, Rohan Mehra, Shilpa Shukla and Sushant Singh.
made in heaven
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Nitya Mehra, Alankrita Shrivastava, Neeraj Ghaywan, the wedding planning team is back to plan new weddings in Made in Heaven’s new season. They will face fresh challenges and in the process, chart the journey of their own lives.
Directed by Gurmmeet Singh and Anand Iyer, Mirzapur Season 3 is much awaited. The rivalry between Kaleen Bhaiyaa and Guddu only grows more intense from here. The cast includes Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Shweta Tripathi Sharma, Rasika Dugal, Vijay Verma, Harshita Gaur, Anjum Sharma, Priyanshu Painyuli, Sheeba Chadha and Rajesh Tailang.
The description of the show reads, “Nine months later, the crew at Bombay General Hospital is back doing what they do best – saving lives. This season our doctors and residents at BGH grapple with an unprecedented natural calamity that brings the city to a standstill, whilst also fighting their own personal battles.”
Created by Sudip Sharma, in Paatal Lok Season 2, Hathi Ram faces grave mortal dangers in a new pursuit that takes him back to the netherworld.
The description reads, “An engineering graduate, Abhishek, is unable to find a job of his caliber. So, he ends up working for a panchayat in a remote Indian village and deals with several mundane challenges. As Abhishek settles, the village sees the rise of an opponent against Pradhan Ji and village politics of Phulera heats up.”
The Family Man
Created by Raj & DK, Manoj Bajpayee as Srikant Tiwari will go on another roller coaster ride, trying to balance life as a common man and a top-secret agent battling terrorists, rebels and moral dilemmas.
AMAZON ORIGINAL MOVIES
Starring Aishwarya Lekshmi, Naveen Chandra and Bobby Simha, Ammu shows how in an attempt to get her abusive husband suspended from police duty, Ammu does the unthinkable.
Aye Watan Mere Watan
The description reads, “Inspired by true events, it is the story of a young girl who became uniquely instrumental to the freedom fight of Indian independence.”
The cast includes Madhuri Dixit Nene, Gajraj Rao, Ritwik Bhowmik, Barkha Singh, Srishti Shrivastava, Sheeba Chaddha, Rajit Kapur and Simone Singh. The series is a warm, funny story set in Baroda about a loving mother who unwittingly becomes a hurdle to her son’s marriage plans and contests societal norms.
Tiku Weds Sheru
Starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Avneet Kaur, Tiku wed Sheru is a roller coaster love story of two survivors who in spite of overwhelming odds have a great zest to live and celebrate life.
Neeyat stars Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Mita Vasishth, Neeraj Kabi, Shahana Goswami, Amrita Puri, Dipannita Sharma, Shashank Arora, Prajakta Koli and Danish Razvi. The description reads, “When guests start dropping dead at exiled billionaire Ashish Kapoor’s birthday getaway, detective Mira Rao must unravel devious motives as the suspects are Kapoor’s close friends and family of him.”
Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandes, Nushrratt Bharuccha and Satyadev Kancharana’s Ram Setu is about an atheist archaeologist who turns believer and must race against time to prove the true existence of the legendary Ram Setu before evil forces destroy India’s heritage.
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