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Prime Unveils Ambitious Slate Of 27 Original Indian Series

Prime Unveils Ambitious Slate Of 27 Original Indian Series

Prime Unveils Ambitious Slate Of 27 Original Indian Series

MUMBAI, (IANS) – Prime Video has unveiled a 69-title slate of returning and new series as well as original and licensed films for 2024. The slate was revealed here at an all-star event hosted by filmmaker and talk show host Karan Johar.

The streamer is rolling out 27 original Indian web series, includes the much-anticipated Indian instalment of the Russo brothers’ ‘Citadel’ universe, ‘Citadel: Honey Bunny’, starring Varun Dhawan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, from ‘The Family Man’ duo Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK. The duo also has a satirical comedy drama ‘Gulkanda Tales’ on the Prime Video slate.

Other highlights are Siddharth Roy Kapur and Nagraj Manjule’s ‘Matka King’, starring Vijay Varma, who plays a Mumbai cotton merchant who ensures that gambling doesn’t remain confined only to the elite by inventing ‘matka’.

The returning series will include ‘Mirzapur 3’, which has Pankaj Tripathi, Ali Fazal, Vijay Verma and Shweta ‘Golu’ Tripathi, ‘Paatal Lok’, with Jaideep Ahlawat playing the bumbling Inspector Hathiram Chowdhary, and ‘Panchayat’, where Jitendra Kumar can be seen with Raghubir Yadav and Neena Gupta.

The musical series ‘Bandish Bandits 2’ and ‘Suzhal — The Vortex 2’, in Tamil, whose gripping first season followed a crime investigation and its dark consequences.

Among the newcomers, the titles that promise to be binge-worthy include the alcohol startup story, ‘Daring Partners’, starring Tamannaah Bhatia, Diana Penty and Jaaved Jaaferi; Uorfi Javed’s unscripted show, ‘Follow Karlo Yaar’; Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti and Ayesha Sood’s ‘In Transit’, a documentary series that explores the lives of trans and non-binary individuals; ‘The Great Indian Code’ which looks at the birth of the software industry in India; and Nikkhil Advani’s adaptation of Sanjeev Sanyal’s book, ‘The Revolutionaries’, based on the lives and sacrifices of our freedom fighters.

Among the Amazon original films in Hindi are Anil Kapoor’s action drama ‘Subedar’; Boman Irani’s directorial debut, ‘The Mehta Boys’; the small-town comedy ‘Supermen of Malegaon’ from Ritesh Sidhwani, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti and Farhan Akhtar, with Adarsh Gaurav playing the lead character; the Usha Mehta biopic ‘Ae Watan Mere Watan’, featuring Sara Ali Khan; the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer ‘Be Happy’; and the superstition-themed ‘Chhorii 2’.

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